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Randy Patton


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Post Posted 7 May 2009 2:27 pm     Reply with quote

Lynyrd Skynyrd bassist 'Ean' Evans dead at 48
May 7th, 2009 @ 3:56pm

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) - Bassist Donald "Ean" Evans of the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd has died after a battle with cancer.

Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant said Evans died Wednesday at his home in eastern Mississippi. He was 48.

In a statement posted on lynyrdskynyrd.com the band said, "It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of longtime Lynyrd Skynyrd bassist Ean Evans. Ean put up a valiant battle with an aggressive form of cancer and he will be sorely missed by family, friends and fans."
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Tommy Young


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Post Posted 7 May 2009 6:30 pm     Reply with quote

EAN;;;was a personal friend and was a nice guy to boot.. COLUMBUS,MS. is saddened for sure as i only live 6 miles from the city limits of COLUMBUS ean lived only 5 minutes from my house we met many many times at the local convenient store and music stores here, anytime he seen me we had to talk a while. such a musical talent he will surely be missed by all..

MY condoleneces to his family and friends.
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Tommy Shown


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Post Posted 19 May 2009 9:34 pm     Reply with quote

Tommy, last year my daughter and I went and saw Skynrd and Hank Jr. in Lafayette at the CajunDome.
They put on a great show, my daughter and I had a great time. When I was in highschool Skynrd was the band. My heart goes out Ean and his family.
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Tommy Young


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Post Posted 20 May 2009 8:27 pm     Reply with quote

THANKS MY FRIEND AS HE WAS A DEAR FRIEND AND NEIGHBOR AS WELL AND SUCH A TALENT ALL HIS LIFE.
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