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Image caption Landon with his wife and four daughters. Pastor Landon Spradlin wasn't worried about coronavirus when we went to New Orleans to preach during Mardi Gras. A month later he was dead. "He loved to laugh. He loved to play guitar. He played guitar even when he wasn't supposed to," says Jesse Spradlin of her father, Landon. "He was just the best man in the world.". One day when this is all over, the wife and five children of Pastor Landon Spradlin hope to hold a large celebratory memorial for him. For now they have had to make do with a funeral at which there were just two guests, including the blues guitarist who played at the graveside. A little over a month ago, Pastor Spradlin, ... Full story

5 April