Steel Player for Country Legends Dies

Gary Boggs, a pedal steel guitarist who toured with Connie Smith, George Jones and Hank Williams Jr., among others, died Monday, Feb. 28, in South Charleston, W.Va., of cancer. He was 60. Boggs’ many credits include playing on the album Hank Williams Jr. & Friends, released in 1976. Boggs appeared on the TV shows Hee Haw and Pop Goes the Country, and he performed on the Grand Old Opry. A memorial service will be held today in his hometown.