''In honor of the Cash family's privacy during these times, the decision has been made to hold private, both the visitation and the funeral services. They wish to thank everyone for their prayers at this difficult time.''
In a Statement from Johnny’s Family today read:
''The family of Johnny Cash, in this sad hour, is greatly comforted by the outpouring of love and respect for his remarkable life. We also take solace, in the knowledge, that he is again reunited with his dearest companion, June. Our lives, and indeed the entire planet, will forever feel the emptiness of his loss, but his music and the greatness of his spirit will endure.''
If you would like to pay your respects-
Flowers may be sent to:
Hendersonville Funeral Home
353 Johnny Cash Parkway
Hendersonville, TN 37075
Donations may be sent to:
SOS Children Villages USA
1317 F Street NW #550
Washington, DC 20004
A public memorial is also being planned and will be held in the future, at undetermined time and date.
For those of you that can make it to Nashville: The Country Music Hall of Fame is opening up it's rotunda area tommorrow from 10am-6pm for those who wish to pay their respects to Johnny Cash.