More than 15 speakers reportedly shared stories and memories of Kenny, including his widow Wanda and their twin sons Justin and Jordan, Rogers’ longtime attorney Bruce Phillips, his manager Jason Henke and Don Schlitz who wrote one of Rogers’ biggest hits, “The Gambler.”
CMT.com reports that a gospel choir concluded the ceremony by singing “Amazing Grace” and a recorded performance of Kenny Rogers singing “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” was played.
During a reception following the funeral, a new lyric video for Rogers’ song “Goodbye” was played for the first time.
Kenny Rogers’ family has invited his fans to visit his final resting place at the Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta, Georgia. See photos from Rogers’ funeral here.