Leon Wilkeson

 

 

 

Age: 49

 

Summary: bassist and founding member with the rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd who survived the 1977 plane crash that claimed three other band members.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: April 2, 1952

 

Died: July 27, 2001

 

Location: Ponte Verdra Beach, Florida