Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd’s guitarist Gary Rossington died at 71 (Image credit: ultimateclassicrock)
Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd’s guitarist Gary Rossington died at 71 (Image credit: ultimateclassicrock)

Gary Robert Rossington was an American musician and songwriter who is no more among us and died at the age of 71.

The band confirmed Rossington’s death news on its Facebook account but the cause of death is not specified in the post. Rossington was the last surviving member of Lynyrd Skynyrd and was active in the band till his death.

The post says “It is with our deepest sympathy and sadness that we have to advise, that we lost our brother, friend, family member, songwriter, and guitarist, Gary Rossington, today, Gary is now with his Skynyrd brothers and family in heaven and playing it pretty like he always does. Please keep Dale, Mary, Annie, and the entire Rossington family in your prayers and respect the family’s privacy at this difficult time.”

Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd’s guitarist Gary Rossington died at 71 (Image credit: consequence)
Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd’s guitarist Gary Rossington died at 71 (Image credit: consequence)

Rossington suffered many heart problems and underwent many emergency heart surgery in 2021. Gary Rossington guitarist survived several accidents in the 1970s and car accident in 1976, and a plane crash in 1977 that killed three members of the band.

Rossington had two daughters with Dale Krantz-Rossington. Along with his wife, he formed The Rossington Band, which released two albums in 1986 and 1988.


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