Eddie Stoneman Dies at 81

Eddie Stoneman, of legendary country group The Stoneman Family, died Friday (Sept. 14) in Charles County, Md., after suffering an apparent cerebral hemorrhage. He was 81. The oldest child of country pioneer Ernest “Pop” Stoneman, Eddie Stoneman played banjo on his father’s 1934 session for the Vocalion label. Visitation will be Wednesday (Sept. 19) and services will be Thursday (Sept. 20) at Hunts Funeral home in Waldorf, Md. 09/17/01