Mt. Juliet resident and country music singer Tracy Lawrence, a close friend of Charlie Daniels, waves to the crowd after singing some of Daniels’ favorite songs during a public memorial service for Daniels on Wednesday night in Mt. Juliet. Daniels died on Monday. RENEE PAGE

Mt. Juliet resident and country music singer Tracy Lawrence, a close friend of Charlie Daniels, waves to the crowd after singing some of Daniels’ favorite songs during a public memorial service for Daniels on Wednesday night in Mt. Juliet. Daniels died on Monday. RENEE PAGE