Renowned Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington passed away at the age of 71. Mary Elizabeth, his own daughter who broke the news of his father’s passing while expressing her deep sadness, confirmed it.
Rossington was one of the few original line-up members still alive and also a founding member of Lynyrd Skynyrd. He was well-known for his guitar skills, and he also played a vital role in the band’s signature sound. The legacy of Lynyrd Skynyrd Washington’s contribution to music will always be remembered.
In recent years, Rossington has suffered through many surgeries, including a cardiac treatment in 2019, and his health has been failing. Despite his health issues, he was set to play on Lynyrd Skynyrd’s forthcoming farewell tour.
With the loss of Gary Rossington, the music industry lost a gem. Their fans and his fellow artists will always remember him for his great work in the music industry. His family and Lynyrd Skynyrd’s bandmates asked for privacy in this difficult time.