Roddy Jackson, the famed rock and roll singer and pianist, passed away today. Read on to find out how Roddy Jackson died, what happened to him, and what was his cause of death.
Jackson had received musical competition inherited from his father, who was part of the band “The Sons of the Pioneers.” Roddy created his first band when he was just 12 years old. His name was “The Dreamers” and he performed on the KYOS radio station.
Who was Roddy Jackson?
Roddy Jackson was born on April 9, 1942 in Fresno California, as George Rodrick. He was an American rockabilly and rock and roll singer, songwriter, pianist, and saxophonist. Roddy was a member of the Specialty Records roster in the 1950s.
The multi-dimensional musician has been playing since he was very young but never received any formal training on either instrument. Regardless of that, he was a master of the clarinet, trumpet, and trombone. However, he chose to continue his career on the tenor saxophone.
In 1956, Roddy started a new multiracial rock and roll band called the Blue Notes with his high school friends. The band’s name was inspired by the Fats Domino song Blue Monday.
How did Roddy Jackson die?
Roddy Jackson, also known as George Rodrick, died on Wednesday, December 7, 2022. He was 80 years old at the time of his death. The rock and roll star passed away peacefully after struggling with his health for weeks after surgery.
The news of his death was made public by one of his fan pages on Facebook. The page has been posting regular updates on Roddy’s health following the surgery he underwent last week. Tributes surged online when the sad news broke.
Roddy Jackson dead: What was the cause of his death?
Roddy Jackson’s specific cause was not made public. We only know that the rock star died after struggling with his health since last week when she underwent surgery. The statements announcing his death did not share the mannerism of his death.
We are trying to reach out to those close to him in an attempt to gather more information about the tragedy. However, our initial belief is that the rock and roll star died of natural causes. He was getting very old and his body could not keep up with the health problems.
Roddy Jackson obituary and funeral arrangements
A digital obituary for Roddy Jackson aka George Rodrick has been posted online while funeral arrangements are pending at this time. We are waiting for his family to publish the schedule of the last rites.
Once they share the information, we will update it here. Be sure to keep visiting us.
Our deepest condolences to his family, loved ones and fans. May God rest in peace to the soul of the deceased.