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In April 16, 2018
...[ Pastor Andre Veluzat and his son Pastor Paul Veluzat hosted a memorial for Nokie Edwards, legendary lead guitarist with The Ventures, Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame inductee, and longtime family friend, at the Village Church in Newhall, Santa Clarita, California, on Saturday, April 14, 2018.
Attending were Edwards' devoted wife of 31 years, Judy, and dozens of family members and friends who paid their final respects to a man who has had a huge infruence as a musician on fans worldwide, from his early days with The Ventures until his death on March 12, 2018. ]...
...[ Nokie Edwards and the Melody Ranch Connection
The local Santa Clarita Valley connection is the Veluzat family, owners of the historic and world-famous "Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studio" a half-hour north of Hollywood in Newhall. Andre, Renaud and their father Paul bought the studio and its old-West Main Street set from legendary singing cowboy Gene Autry in 1990. ]...
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After which Nokie will return to Yuma and be cremated and returned to other locations.
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April 15, 2018
The Ventures' Nokie Edwards - Memorial in Santa Clarita, 04-14-18
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