MT. JULIET -- Funeral services will be conducted 3 p.m. Thursday, May 6 at Bond Memorial Chapel for Mr. Borden, 73, of Lebanon.
Known as "Hoot" to his family and friends, the cowboy, drummer and story teller died Sunday, May 2, 2010.
A Korean War veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a former member of Ernest Tubb's Texas Troubadours, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and was a Sumner County sheriff’s deputy.
He has been a driver for the entertainment industry for almost 50 years and has been the subject of many music industry publications. “DFWI”
Visitation will be 1-8 p.m. Wednesday and 1-3 p.m. Thursday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive.
Services will be conducted by Dave Thornhill. Interment will follow at Lebanon's Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include: companion Angie Cacciacarro; children George Ann (Chris) Bordelon, Billy Gus Hartwig, Shelly Max (Brenda) Borden, Jerry Don Borden, Kym (Andy) Kuhns and Sammie (Shane) Baker.
Also surviving are: grandchildren Alex Borden, Brittany Jefferson, Annie Hartwig, Scott Garland Borden, Tyler Max Borden, Tristan Borden, Keeley Borden, Scott Tice, Nicole Tice, Sam Gatlin, Caleb Baker and Chasidy Baker; great grandchildren Payton Jefferson, Jayla Borden-Gooden and Maiya Borden-Gooden.
Bond Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.