Johnny Cash and June Carter on their wedding day, March 1, 1968. Their marriage lasted 35 years. When June died in 2003, Johnny was devastated. At her funeral, Johnny had to be helped from his wheelchair to view his wife’s face one last time. At a family gathering, he said, “I don’t know hardly what to say tonight about being up here without her. The pain is so severe; there is no way of describing it.” Johnny Cash died less than four months later.
"We're the best partners this world's ever seen, Together as close as can be. But sometimes it's hard to find time in between, To tell you what you mean to me. You are the rose of my heart, You are the love of my life. A flower not fading nor falling apart, If you're tired, rest your head on my arm. Rose of my heart..."