Gideon Tanner (Kenny Rogers)

Now just look, the whole town has turned out today To say a last prayer for me and Lord only knows How surprised they would be, if they knew I could see them And I could hear what they say Oh, if they knew I could see them, and I could hear what they say Some say, I was a good man, some disagree Some folks are sad, some are glad to see the last of me I know, I was happy man most of my days And through it all, if I had a time or two, it was worth it to me I'm the last of my family, so I'm takin' my name No children do I leave behind to sing Rock Of Ages For an old warn out cowboy You can take away my body but the spirit is mine Oh, you can take away my body, yeah But the spirit is mine Some say I was a good man and some disagree Some folks are sad and some are glad to see the last of me I know I was happy man most of my days And through it all, if I had a time or two, it was worth it to me Some say I was a good man, some disagree [unverified]