Son of Singer Roy Orbison. Roy Dewayne Orbison and his younger brother Anthony King Orbison was killed in a family house fire in Hendersonville Tennessee.
Roy Orbison endured a great deal of tragedy in his relatively short life. His first wife, Claudette Frady died in a motorcycle accident on June 6, 1966 in Gallatin, Tennessee. On September 14, 1968, the Orbison family home at Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville, Tennessee, burned to the ground while Orbison was touring in England. Two of his three sons, Roy Jr. (b. 1958) and Anthony (b. 1962), died in the fire. His youngest son Wesley, who was three at the time, was saved by Orbison's parents.
Roy Orbison (1936 - 1988)
Claudette Frady Orbison (1941 - 1966)
Woodlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Created by: Chris Cotton
Record added: Jan 05, 2008
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