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 James Phillip Widener

James Phillip Widener

Birth
Manchester, Meriwether County, Georgia, USA
Death 27 Nov 1973 (aged 55)
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Goodlettsville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Back of cemetery, lined up behind the main statue of Jesus
Memorial ID 8557 · View Source
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American Country Musician. He played rhythm guitar with Hank Snow, a country music singer with over 85 Billboard Hits from 1950s through the 1980s. Upon hearing about country music banjo player and comedian of the TV program "Hee Haw" Stringbean's murder, he is said to have made the comment, "When music people die it usually comes in threes, I wonder who will be next?" He was murdered the next week.


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Alabama
S SGT ARMY AIR FORCES
World War II


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 27 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8557
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Phillip Widener (12 Mar 1918–27 Nov 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8557, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Goodlettsville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .