Chris Ethridge

Chris Ethridge's Death

Born (Birthday) February 10, 1947

Death Date April 23, 2012

Age of Death 65 years

Cause of Death N/A

Place of Death Meridian, Mississippi, United States

Profession Bassist

The bassist Chris Ethridge died at the age of 65. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Bassist and founding member of the country rock band the Flying Burrito Brothers and who has also worked with artists like Nancy Sinatra.

He met his future bandmate Gram Parsons in Los Angeles where both were inspired by the melding of bluegrass, folk, and pop genres.

He worked as a prolific session musician, recording with Linda Ronstadt and Leon Russell, among others.

Personal Life

He and his wife Karen Sure had two sons.

He toured as part of Willie Nelson’s band for about eight years.

How did Chris Ethridge die?

Ethridge died on April 23, 2012, at age 65 at a hospital in Meridian, Mississippi of complications from pancreatic cancer.