One of the classiest and funniest country music legends has passed away. Roy Clark is dead at 85.
“The next chance you get, do somethin’ nice for somebody – say ‘good day,’ hold a door open – and don’t wait around for a thank you… you don’t need it.” — Roy Clark
He started playing at 14. By age 15 he had won two National Banjo Championships and world banjo/guitar flat pick championships. He debuted on the Grand Ole Opry at 17. Starting in 1969, he hosted Hee-Haw for 21 years. He was married to Barbara for 57 years.