STAUNTON, Va. -- Harold Reid, who sang bass for the Grammy-winning country group the Statler Brothers, has died at 80 after a long battle with kidney failure.
Debo Reid says his uncle died Friday in his hometown of Staunton, Virginia.
Harold Reid was a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. He was also a comedian.
The Statler Brothers frequently sang backup for country icon Johnny Cash.
Some of their biggest hits included 1965′s “Flowers on the Wall” and 1970′s “Bed of Rose’s.”