Terry Jennings, Eldest Son Of Waylon Jennings, Dies At 62

Terry Jennings

Terry Jennings, the eldest son of the late Waylon Jennings, died Friday, Jan. 25, at age 62.

Terry, born on Jan. 21, 1957 was the eldest of four siblings born to the late superstar Jennings and his first wife Maxine Caroll Lawrence.

“I know he touched many of your hearts and he always enjoyed sharing his life adventures and lessons with you all,” said Terry’s son Josh Jennings via a Facebook message. “I still hold many of those lessons with me everyday. This is a hard time for all of us, and I ask that you give the family and I some peace as we are dealing with this great loss.”

As a teen, he spent time on the road working as part his father’s touring crew. In 2016, Jennings released the book Waylon: Tales of My Outlaw Dad. Jennings was also the CEO and founder of music management and publishing company Korban Music Group. According to his bio included in his book Waylon, Jennings also worked for booking agencies, publishing companies and as a talent scout for labels including RCA Records during his career.

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