Unfortunately, the sudden death of Don Wilson who was The Ventures’ rhythm guitarist and co-founder. He was in Tacoma, Washington at the time of his death. Talking about his age, he was 88 years old at the time of his death. Let us also tell you that the news has been delivered by his family and they are very upset to bear about this tragic loss.
His family members confirmed that he took his last breath on Saturday. Later, the journalist revealed that he passed away in his sleep over the weekend but he did not mention whether the musician suffered from health-related issues or not.
What Was Don Wilson’s Cause of Death?
The official statement of the journalist said “His family says Don Wilson, a founding member of The Ventures, passed away this morning in his sleep. With over 100 million records sold, The Ventures are the best-selling and arguably the most influential instrumental rock band of all time.
Wilson, the rhythm guitarist, was 88″. Not only this, but his son Tom Wilson also shared a statement in which he stated that his father was an amazing guitar player. On the other hand, several official celebrities also took to social media to express their grief after hearing this heartbreaking news.
Let us also tell you that Rolling Stone quoted “Our dad was an amazing rhythm guitar player who touched people all over the world with his band, The Ventures. He will have his place in history forever and was much loved and appreciated. He will be missed”.
How Did Don Wilson Die?
Since the news hit the internet, his fans are totally devastated and they are paying rich tributes to the legendary musician who got such an immense fan following all over the world. Let us also tell you that he initially worked as a Seattle-based construction worker moonlighting as a musician.
The number of people who pay tributes to the legendary musician. Currently, everyone is very upset to hear about this tragic loss as no one can think that he left everyone so early in this way. There are uncounted people who took to social media platforms to express their grief on this heart-wrenching news.
Don Wilson was actually a very great musician who always come with some outstanding music. Now, we are praying for his resting soul and giving our deepest condolences to his family who mourning over his unfortunate demise.