Allen Collins

Allen Collins' Death

Born (Birthday) July 19, 1952

Death Date January 23, 1990

Age of Death 37 years

Cause of Death Pneumonia

Place of Burial Hardage- Giddens, Riverside Memorial Park & Funeral Home, Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Profession Guitarist

The guitarist Allen Collins died at the age of 37. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Guitarist and one of the founding members of Lynyrd Skynyrd who wrote much of the music released by the band.

He loved cars and his favorite activity Saturday nights was to go down to the Jacksonville Raceway.

The plane crash that killed three of his Lynyrd Skynyrd bandmates also left Collins seriously injured.

How did Allen Collins die?

Allen Collins died on January 23, 1990, from chronic pneumonia, a complication of the paralysis. He is buried beside his wife in Jacksonville, Florida. In 2006, Collins was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Lynyrd Skynyrd.