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Bill Ferguson


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Post  Posted 16 Jun 2019 10:33 am    
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I just received word from Bobby Regot that our long time friend and ISGC drummer, Jimmy Queen passed away last night.

Jimmy has had some major health issues for quite some time now.

Please be in prayer for Starla and the family.
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Mike Perlowin


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Post  Posted 16 Jun 2019 10:46 am    
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This is very sad. Everybody who ever attended one of Scotty's conventions heard Jimmy play, and many of us befriended him.
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Roger Crawford


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McDonough, GA USA
Post  Posted 16 Jun 2019 11:42 am    
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Jimmy was not only a great entertainer, but a genuine friend to everyone who knew him. It was an honor to have gotten to know him.
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Junior Knight


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Post  Posted 16 Jun 2019 12:01 pm    
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No!!!
Im lost for words...
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Roy Rosetta


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Post  Posted 16 Jun 2019 12:02 pm    
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This is sad news. Jimmy was a close friend and we will miss him. Jimmy was a great musician with whom I worked with for many years on the ISGC in St. Louis. Our condolences and prayers to Starla and family. Rest in peace dear friend.
...Roy and Barbara
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Jerry Overstreet


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Louisville Ky
Post  Posted 16 Jun 2019 12:07 pm    
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From the St. Louis conventions, I have great memories of Jimmy Queen's performances and antics. Such a great musician and a hilarious sense of humor.

We've lost so many from the convention and now another one is gone.

Condolences to Starla and Jimmy's family and friends.
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Jerry Lee Newberry


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Prim, AR USA
Post  Posted 16 Jun 2019 1:38 pm    
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Sorry to hear this. Thoughts and prayers for the Family.
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Sandra Scott-Wall


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St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Post  Posted 16 Jun 2019 3:15 pm    
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The entire Scott family is feeling the loss of Jimmy. He was a great part of the ISGC for many, many years. I have personally known Jimmy since we were teenagers and have always thought he was the most talented musician EVER. He could play several instruments with ease, he was funny and could harmonize with anyone. Such natural talent is rarely seen and I have never known another person who had the amount of talent that Jimmy had. Starla, I know your pain and my prayers are with you. RIP Jimmy Queen.
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John McClung


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Olympia WA, USA
Post  Posted 16 Jun 2019 3:33 pm    
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So sorry to hear this. He was a great talent and wonderful personality at the St. Louis shows. Sad
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Larry Dering


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Missouri, USA
Post  Posted 16 Jun 2019 4:55 pm    
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It breaks my heart to hear this. We loved Jimmy and always enjoyed his considerable talents. God bless Jimmy and my prayers to his family.
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JERRY THURMOND


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Post  Posted 17 Jun 2019 5:54 am    
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Jimmy was a good friend who had talent that most people just dream of having, prayers for Starla an Jimmy's family.
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Donna Dodd


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Acworth, Georgia, USA
Post  Posted 18 Jun 2019 7:39 am    
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Our deepest condolences to Starla and family. Donna & Tommy Dodd
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Jim Cohen


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Philadelphia, PA
Post  Posted 18 Jun 2019 9:50 am     Obituary
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Sad news. RIP, Jimmy. Another important part of our steel community is gone from this world but not from our hearts and memories.

https://www.alleeholmanhowe.com/obituaries/James-H-Queen?obId=4487931#/obituaryInfo
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Milt Quackenbush


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Gold Coast, Nerang Queensland
Post  Posted 18 Jun 2019 4:55 pm    
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Sad news to hear of the passing of Jimmy Queen. Such a wonderful man, and talented musician.
Condolences to Starla and family. Our hearts are with you.
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bob drawbaugh


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scottsboro, al. usa
Post  Posted 20 Jun 2019 5:06 pm    
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Sad news!! Paryers for his family.
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Jim R. Harrison


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North Vancouver, B. C., Canada
Post  Posted 22 Jun 2019 12:55 pm    
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I'm sorry to hear of Jimmy's passing. He was a very good musician & entertainer at the ISGC in St. Louis. Here are two photos I have of him performing there.




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Walter Stettner


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Vienna, Austria
Post  Posted 22 Jun 2019 10:06 pm    
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Man, that hurts. What a great character and musician he was. Thanks for all the great moments, Jimmy!

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Ron Pruter


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Arizona, USA
Post  Posted 23 Jun 2019 8:09 pm    
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By any chance was he related to steel guitarist Geoff Queen who plays for Hayes Carll? Saw them last night on Austin City Limits.RP
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Drew Howard


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Post  Posted 28 Jun 2019 7:33 am    
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My condolences. I remember Jimmy from the steel guitar shows.
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John Brabant


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Calais, VT, USA
Post  Posted 8 Jul 2019 6:11 am    
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Very sad news. Jimmy was really a great player and cracked me up more than once at the ISGC. And he could sing! RIP Jimmy. Condolences to Jimmy's family.
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Joel Martin


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Post  Posted 10 Jul 2019 5:49 pm    
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oh no, somehow just seeing this now - truly awful news. So sad to see this - always enjoyed him at the ISGC.
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