American guitarist and music producer who has worked with artists such as The Everly Brothers and Jimmy Dickens.
He started his music career in 1949 and became known for working with the steel guitar.
He was a member of the Steel Guitar Hall of Fame and taught music lessons in Bullard, Texas.
He was living with family in Tyler, Texas at the time of his death when he was 80 years old.
He worked with singer Jeanne Pruett on her music.