Robert Burns, Jr.


Age: 64

Summary: former drummer for the Southern hard rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd who was one of five musicians who founded the band in Jacksonville, Florida in 1964 and recorded Sweet Home Alabama, Gimme Three Steps, and Free Bird while he was with the band, but who left the band in 1974.

Cause of Death: Car accident

Born: November 24, 1950

Died: April 4, 2015

Cartersville, Georgia