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Funeral arrangements set for soul icon Percy Sledge

Percy Sledge (Source: Facebook) Percy Sledge (Source: Facebook)
Percy Sledge (Source: Facebook) Percy Sledge (Source: Facebook)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Funeral arrangements have been set for soul singer Percy Sledge, who passed away Tuesday.

Visitation will be Tuesday at Bethany Church in Baker from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. A funeral service will follow.

The Alabama native spent most of his career and life in Baton Rouge. Sledge was 74.

His famous ballad "When a Man Loves a Woman" made him an icon. 

He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005.

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