Jay Reatard 1980-2010
Jimmy Lee Lindsey, Jr. died in his sleep on Wednesday morning. He was 29 years old.
He is survived by his mother Devonna May, his father Jimmy Lindsey, and his sisters Leslie Lindsey, Stephanie Duncan and Gara May. He’ll be missed by music fans all over the world.
With 22 full-length albums and over 100 releases, Jay dedicated his life to music. He played nearly one thousand shows in over 20 countries around the world. He was incredibly grateful for all the support his fans gave him over the years.
UPDATE: The memorial service will take place on Saturday, January 16 at 5:00pm at Memorial Park Funeral Home, 5668 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN. This will be open to the public.
If you knew, played with, or were a fan of Jay and his music, please share your thoughts, stories, memories and condolences in the comments below.