Dolly Parton’s youngest brother, Randy Parton, died at age 67 after shedding his battle with most cancers, the revered singer introduced through Fb on Thursday.
“The household and I are grieving his loss however we all know he’s in a greater place than we’re at this time,” Dolly, who celebrated her 75th birthday earlier this week, wrote. “We’re a household of religion and we consider that he’s protected with God and that he’s joined by family members which have gone on earlier than and have welcomed him with pleasure and open arms.”
Dolly went on to reward her brother’s musical abilities, which included singing, taking part in guitar and bass in her band, in addition to heading up his personal present at Dollywood.
“He’s had a number of chart data of his personal, however his duet with me on ‘Outdated Flames Can’t Maintain A Candle To You’ will at all times be a spotlight in my very own profession,” she wrote.
Dolly mentioned of their last duet, 2020’s “You Are My Christmas,” that Randy “shined on it identical to he’s shining in heaven now.”
“He’s survived by his spouse Deb, his daughter Heidi, son Sabyn, grandsons Huston and Trent,” she added.
“We are going to at all times love him and he’ll at all times be in our hearts, Dolly Parton and Household.”
Randy and Dolly share 10 different siblings: Willadeene, David Wilburn, Coy Denver, Bobby Lee, Stella Mae, Cassie Nan, Larry Gerald, Floyd Estel and twins, Freida Estelle and Rachel Ann. Based on Nation Residing, her brother Larry handed away a number of days after he was born in 1955 and her brother Floyd handed away at age 61 in 2018.