Bo Diddley Funeral Plans Announced
A private wake for family and invited friends will be held June 6 at the Showers of Blessing Harvest Center in Gainesville, Fla., with a public viewing from 1-2 pm and the funeral service from 2-5 pm at the same location on June 7.
A memorial service featuring a musical tribute from Diddley’s touring band, the Debby Hastings Band, and guest musicians will be held immediately following the funeral service at Gainesville’s Martin Luther King Center.
The burial service, which is scheduled for June 8, is also a private event.
Fans who wish to send flowers are instructed to contact Prange’s Florist at 352-335-0100.
Donations can also be made in lieu of flowers to: The Bo Diddley Charitable Foundation, c/o Ronald Stevens, Esq., 280 East Hathaway Avenue, Bronson, Fla., 32621.