Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry will be remembered today at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry at 11 a.m. CT, with a private, family internment to follow. The singer's family is asking that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to T.J. Martell Foundation or the American Red Cross for hurricane relief. You can watch a live stream of the service via the Opry's official website.
Montgomery Gentry became members of the Grand Ole Opry in 2009. It was an accomplishment that Troy has said was his proudest professional achievement.
Troy was only 50 when he was killed in a helicopter crash in New Jersey last Friday.
An obituary released today cites Troy as "a loving father and devoted husband." He's survived by his wife, Angie Gentry, and his daughters, Taylor and Kaylee.
"Known for his wide smile, Gentry was personally driven by faith, family and living life to the fullest. He was happiest on the water with his family," the obituary states.