Keyboardist who have joined the Southern rock-band Lynyrd Skynyrd in 1970. He was created into a armed service family members in Corpus Christi, Tx, and researched music theory at a Jacksonville, Florida, community university. He survived the horrific aircraft crash that got the lives of many of his music group members. He passed away years later of the heart attack. He previously five children along with his wife, Ellen. He collaborated with Child Rock for the song All Summer season Long.