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Faron Young

Faron YoungBorn: 25-Feb-1932
Birthplace: Shreveport, LA
Died: 10-Dec-1996
Location of death: Nashville, TN
Cause of death: Suicide
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered over Old Hickory Lake, TN)

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Hillbilly Heartthrob

Military service: US Army (1952-54)

Father: Harlan Young
Mother: Doris Young
Girlfriend: Billie Jean Jones (later married Hank Williams, Sr.)
Wife: Hilda Margo Macon (married for 40 years, div. 1987)
Son: Robin Farrell Young
Son: Damion Ray Young
Daughter: Alana Young
Son: Kevin Robert Young

    High School: Fair Park High School, Shreveport, LA (1951)
    University: Centenary College of Louisiana

    Country Music Hall of Fame 2000
    Assault Clarksville, WV (Sep-1972)
    Reckless Driving
    Driving While Intoxicated 1995
    Prostate Surgery
    Shot: Self-Inflicted (9-Dec-1996)
    Risk Factors: Emphysema, Alcoholism, Depression

    Road to Nashville (1967) · Himself
    Nashville Rebel (1-Jan-1966) · Himself
    Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer (5-Oct-1956)

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