Country singer Randy Parton has died, his sister Dolly Parton announced

“The family and I are grieving his loss but we know he is in a better place than we are at this time,” she composed.

Parton explained her sibling as “a great singer, writer, and entertainer” and stated he sang and played guitar and bass in her band for several years.

He had actually likewise headlined a program at her Dollywood theme park considering that it opened in 1986, she stated.

“He’s had several chart records of his own, but his duet with me on ‘Old Flames Can’t Hold A Candle To You’ will always be a highlight in my own career,” she composed.

Most just recently, he and his child, Heidi, sang with Parton on the tune “You Are My Christmas,” which appeared on her newest Christmas album.

“It was his last musical recording and he shined on it just like he’s shining in heaven now,” Parton stated.

In 2015, Parton stated she composed the tune for her sibling, whom she referred to as “our Christmas baby.”

Randy Parton is endured by his other half, Deborah, his child Heidi, child Sabyn, and grand sons Huston and Trent, according to the post.

“We will always love him and he will always be in our hearts,” she composed.

Dolly Parton turned 75 on Tuesday and marked her birthday with a message of compassion.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.