Evans, Ean (Donald Ean Wayne) b. September 16, 1960 d. May 6, 2009 Musician. Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, he started in music at the age of five playing the trumpet. He picked up the guitar at 15, and was soon playing with various rock cover bands throughout the southeast. He eventually switched over to bass and formed his first original band, Cupid's Arrow. He went on to play in the Outlaws before forming another original band, NOON, which released an independent label CD. After the death of Lynyrd Skynyrd bassist Leon Wilkeson, Ean was called on to...[Read More] (Bio by: Tracy G.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Jones, William Harry 'Billy' b. November 20, 1949 d. February 7, 1995 Musician. He was a guitarist and singer, best known for being a founding member of the southern rock band The Outlaws. In 1971, with fellow members Monte Yoho and Hughie Thomasson, the group was formed. By the mid 1970s, the band was a main stream success with hits to include "There Goes Another Love Song" and "Green Grass and High Tides". Jones parted ways with The Outlaws after recording their "Ghost Riders" album in 1981. (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cause of death: Suicide Garden of Memories Cemetery, Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
O'Keefe, Frank b. March 18, 1950 d. February 26, 1995 Musician. One of the founding members and bassist for the Southern Rock band, The Outlaws. Frank played on their first two albums, "The Outlaws" and "Lady in Waiting". He also penned the song "Keep Prayin" found on Lady in Waiting. In 1976 Frank sustained a broken neck in an accident and subsequently left the band after the completion of their second album. The broken neck led to a lifetime of dependency on pain killers and may have contributed to his death at the age of 44. (Bio by: BOC) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Thomasson Jr., Hugh Edward 'Hughie' b. August 13, 1952 d. September 9, 2007 Musician. He was the singer, lead guitarist and founding member of the Southern rock band The Outlaws. In 1975, the band's debut album spent 16 weeks on the charts and led to 11 more releases on Arista Records. He wrote the group's biggest hits, "Hurry Sundown," "There Goes Another Love Song" and "Green Grass and High Tides". When the Outlaws disbanded in the 1990s, Thomasson joined Lynyrd Skynyrd and played for the band until 2005. In 2006, he reformed The Outlaws and recorded the album "Once...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!