Mike Lilly: funeral arrangements

As reported by Bluegrass Today on Thursday, banjo innovator Mike Lilly passed away on February 12, 2020, while in care at Hospice of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio. 

Funeral arrangements are available now and details are as follows …

Visitation: The family will receive guests from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 17, 2020 at Newcomer Funeral Home, Centerville Chapel, 820 Miamisburg Centerville Road, Dayton, Ohio. 

Funeral services will begin 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, also at the Centerville Chapel, and be followed by a procession to Cedar Hill Cemetery for burial. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the International Bluegrass Association.

Written condolences and memories may be shared with the family by visiting Lilly’s online memorial.

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Richard Thompson

Richard F. Thompson is a long-standing free-lance writer specialising in bluegrass music topics. A two-time Editor of British Bluegrass News, he has been seriously interested in bluegrass music since about 1970. As well as contributing to that magazine, he has, in the past 30 plus years, had articles published by Country Music World, International Country Music News, Country Music People, Bluegrass Unlimited, MoonShiner (the Japanese bluegrass music journal) and Bluegrass Europe. He wrote the annotated series I'm On My Way Back To Old Kentucky, a daily memorial to Bill Monroe that culminated with an acknowledgement of what would have been his 100th birthday, on September 13, 2011.