Grand Ole Opry to Host Auction for Terminally Ill Navy Veteran Who Held Yard Sale to Pay for His Funeral

Grand Ole Opry House
Chris Hollo/Courtesy of Grand Ole Opry 

Grand Ole Opry House

Country music stars are teaming up to help a Pennsylvania man with stage 4 squamous cell carcinoma, a form of skin cancer, after hearing he was hosting yard sales to pay for his own funeral.   


On Saturday (Oct. 27), the Grand Ole Opry will host Willie’s Yard Sale, where items from their collection will be sold, in addition to a silent auction of special country memorabilia. The money will go toward Willie Davis’ funeral funds. Among the items for sale are Opry sweatshirts, t-shirts and framed prints. The auction will feature a signed pink guitar from Carrie Underwood, a signed print recognizing her 10 years as an Opry member, and a Dustin Lynch-signed induction poster, cap and CD.   

The sale will take place on the Opry Plaza in Nashville on from 10 a.m. local time to 6:45 p.m.


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