R.I.P.

Jim Nabors, Known for Role as Gomer Pyle, Dead at 87

Jim Nabors died in his Hawaii home Thursday morning at age 87. Nabors was best-known for starring as Gomer Pyle on The Andy Griffith Show and in the character’s own spinoff sitcom. The Alabama native was also a widely respected singer who recorded more than 24 albums. He also sang “Back Home Again in Indiana” at the Indianapolis 500 opening ceremonies for 42 years, singing the unofficial state anthem for the last time in 2014.