“Don’t disappear”: Vince Gill makes a heartfelt plea to Eddie Montgomery, as country music says goodbye to Troy Gentry

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By Music News Group

Vince Gill performs at Troy Gentry’s memorial service at the Grand Ole Opry; Jason Davis/Getty ImagesTroy Gentry‘s coffin sat center stage at the Grand Ole Opry, situated firmly in the treasured circle of wood transplanted from the historic stage of the Ryman Auditorium, as a house full of friends, family and fans came to say an unexpected goodbye Thursday.

The always-smiling 50-year-old Kentucky native lost his life Friday in a helicopter crash in New Jersey, as he prepared to make what seemed like just another Montgomery Gentry appearance with his musical partner of close to …read more