American musician who was the bassist for the band Lynyrd Skynyrd from 2001 until his death in 2009. He joined Lynyrd Skynyrd after the death of Leon Wilkeson.
He played the trumpet and had an an orchestral background during his childhood.
He formed the band Noon with ex-Halloween guitarist Rick Craig.
He was survived by his wife Eva and their two daughters.
He and Larry Junstrom both played in Lynyrd Skynyrd.