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Leon Wilkeson
Birth: Apr. 2, 1952
Duval County
Death: Jul. 27, 2001
Ponte Vedra Beach
St. Johns County

Rock Musician. He was the bass guitarist for the Southern rock band "Lynyrd Skynyrd". On stage and on record, their full-throttle boogie style was both explosive and surprisingly graceful as evident in the genre's landmark "Free Bird" and "Sweet Home Alabama". Known for his outlandish hats, Leon Wilkeson survived the plane crash in 1977 that killed band memebers Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Gaines and singer Cassie Gaines. (bio by: Ron Moody) 
Riverside Memorial Park
Duval County
Florida, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Oct 19, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5861203
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Click on image for full size. Heaven. Another new year without you. You´re loved and missed forever.
- Kerstin
 Added: Jan. 1, 2015
What a friend we have in Jesus, all our sins and grief to bear. What a privilege to carry, everything to God in prayer.
- born of God
 Added: Nov. 13, 2014
We miss you Leon... i would like to know how many hats you had..i seen you guys 19 times, i always enjoyed every show...
- Red Simmons
 Added: Jul. 31, 2014
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