Funeral services will be held in Louisville Friday for Charles Wendell Music, a 73-year-old Letcher County native who died March 12 at Windcrest Alzheimer’s Care Center in Abilene, Texas.
Born in Seco to the late Logan and Pansy Music, he was a 1956 graduate of Whitesburg High School. He was graduated with a B.A. from Asbury College, a Master of Divinity at Candler School of Theology at Emory University, had completed preliminary studies toward a Doctor of Ministry at New College University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and a Doctor of Ministry at the Southern Baptist Seminary.
He served three Methodist churches in Ohio, was a preaching assistant at Highlands Methodist Church in North Carolina, and was an ordained deacon through the former Louisville Conference of the United Methodist Church.
He served on various boards and ministries of the conference and was district superintendent of the Hopkinsville District.
Surviving Music are his wife, Jane McCurry Music, Abilene, Tex.; a son, Scot and wife Audrey; a daughter, Heather Gentry and husband Eric; two granddaughters, Laura Kate and Abby Music of Abilene, Tex.; two grandsons, Joseph and Caleb Gentry, Lexington; and a sister, Patricia Holbrook and husband Jack, Sierra Vista, Ariz.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday (March 18) at Watkins Memorial United Methodist Church in Louisville. Visitation will be tomorrow night (Thursday), also at the Watkins Church, from 7 until 9 p.m. Burial will be in Louisville Memorial Gardens East.
In lieu of flowers, the memorial gifts in Music’s honor may be sent to Windcrest Alzheimer’s Care Center, 6050 Hospital Driver, Abilene, Texas 79606-5252.
Online condolences may be posted at www.HamilFamilyFuneralHome.com.