Herman Webb, Brother of Loretta Lynn & Crystal Gayle, Has Died

Herman Webb

The brother of country singers Loretta Lynn and Crystal Gayle has died. Herman Webb died Saturday at King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland. He was 83.   

Gayle posted a tribute to her brother on Facebook, saying he died surrounded by his children and will be missed.     

Gayle paid tribute to her late brother with an Instagram post. "Our brother, Herman Webb passed away this morning in Kentucky with his wonderful children around him," she wrote. "Some of you may know Herman from the countless tours he gave of the old home place in Kentucky or from his days performing with his band. He was a great musician! I called Herman "The Sheriff of Butcher Hollow". I even found him a badge to make it "official "  I know he is now and forever a sheriff in Heaven. We love and miss you, Herman!"

Webb had lived in Van Lear and was known for being the curator of the Butcher Hollow homestead, where the siblings grew up. The cabin was made famous in Lynn's song "Coal Miner's Daughter," and Webb gave tours to the thousands of fans who visited each year. 



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