Jay Perry Richardson

 

 

Age: 54

 

Summary: son of J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson who had spent his life tending the legacy of his early rock-'n'-roll performing father after his death in a 1959 plane crash with rock legends Buddy Holly and Richie Valens.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart failure

 

Born: April 28, 1959

 

Died: August 21, 2013

 

Location: Houston, Texas