Coolidge Winesett

 

 

 

Age: 79

 

Summary: well-known fiddler, banjo player and storyteller in the mountains of Virginia, North Carolina and Tennessee who achieved international attention in 2000 after falling through the floor of his outhouse in southwestern Virginia, where he was trapped without food or water for three days, and whose story was broadcast from media outlets all around the world.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: January 26, 1925

 

Died: February 13, 2004

 

Location: Wytheville, Virginia