The nervous deputy appeared,
And history was made.
Now he has left this earthly sod,
Leaving our hearts dismayed.
But new horizons will embrace
Mayberry’s favorite son;
Our dear Don Knotts may now be gone,
But Barney will live on.
The author with Don Knotts in 2004
From our archives 2/24/6
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