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Lacy Van Zant
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Birth: Feb. 13, 1915
Florida, USA
Death: Aug. 3, 2004
Jacksonville
Duval County
Florida, USA

Southern Rock Patriarch. He is the father of the late Ronnie Van Zant, the founder of Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Johnny Van Zant, the band's current lead singer. He is also the father of Donnie Van Zant, a member of .38 Special. He was known for his long beard, white hair and ever-present overalls. He purchased music equipment, drove the bands to shows, loaned them money and repaired their vehicles. Early versions of Lynyrd Skynyrd would practice at his home, which he later opened to fans so they could see the bands' gold and platinum records. Many consider him the father of Southern rock 'n' roll. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Marion Virginia Hicks Van Zant (1929 - 2000)
 
 Children:
  Infant Vanzant (1941 - 1941)*
  Ronnie Van Zant (1948 - 1977)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Chronic pulmonary illness
 
Burial:
Riverside Memorial Park
Jacksonville
Duval County
Florida, USA
 
Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Aug 05, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9272322
Lacy Van Zant
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Lacy Van Zant
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Lacy Van Zant
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- Kat
 Added: Apr. 8, 2014
Rest in Heavenly peace.
- William Neill
 Added: Feb. 21, 2014

-Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 15, 2014
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