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Donald Ray Webb, the 76-year old brother of country stars Loretta Lynn and Crystal Gayle, has passed away. Webb died on October 13, 2017 at his home surrounded by family in Wabash, Indiana, according to his obituary.
Born in Butcher Holler, Kentucky, Donald Ray was one of seven children born to Melvin “Ted” Webb and Clara Marie (Ramey) Webb. Webb shared musical talents with his famous siblings and was proud to be a recorded songwriter.
Donald is survived by his wife Debra (Ross) Webb, two daughters; Janie (Troy) O’Dell of Roann, Indiana, Donna Webb of Kokomo, Indiana. A son; Michael Webb of Ft. Wayne, Indiana. A stepdaughter; Paula Ross of Indiana. Four sisters; Loretta Lynn of Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, Peggy (Sonny) Wright of Hendersonville, Tennessee, Brenda (Bill) Gatzimos of Nashville, Tennessee, and Betty (Gene) Hopkins of Hendersonville, Tennessee. One brother; Herman Webb of Van Lear, Kentucky. 10 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. A special niece Kristin Snyder, and a best friend Paul Mollett. He was proceeded in death by his parents and brothers; Melvin Webb Jr. and Jay Lee Webb.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 in Wabash, Indiana.
Our thoughts and prayers are with Donald Ray Webb’s loved ones during this difficult time.