Not Fade Away

I'm gonna tell you how it's gonna be, You're gonna give your love to me, I'm gonna love you night and day, Well love is love and not fade away, Well love is love and not fade away. —The Rolling Stones version of the Buddy Holly song, "Not Fade Away". Click on the links below to view photos. Thank you to all who helped gather the information.

  • Jay Clarke Jay Clarke

    August 26, 1968 - February 8, 2016

    Jay was the singer for Black Jesus, The Lookers, and The Abscondents. 

  • Nicolas "Nick" DiCorato Nicolas "Nick" DiCorato

    June 29, 1966 - May 11, 1999

    Nicolas was the drummer for the Starving Artists.

  • Dick Early Dick Early

    1956 - 1988

    Dick played bass for L7, Go Go Lunch and Jerry's Kids.

  • Michele Franklin Michele Franklin

    March 8, 1958 - November 16, 2015

    Michele was a singer, guitar player and mother. She performed as a solo artist, as well as with the band Hegemony Headquarters.

  • Michael Jay Geers and Kasondra Shea Geers Michael Jay Geers and Kasondra Shea Geers

    Mike: January 29, 1973 - November 18, 2016

    Kasondra: July 25, 1987 - July 21, 2017

    Mike and Kasondra were each other's true loves, supporters of the local music scene, and parents to Libby. 

  • Sammy Harrell Sammy Harrell

    1951 - 2006

    Sammy played bass for The Nerve and many other bands.

  • Frank E. Howard, III Frank E. Howard, III

    April 8th, 1953 - May 26th, 2005

    Frank was the drummer for The Thin Lads and Otz Chiim, as well as a sound and light engineer.

  • Jennifer Jones Jennifer Jones

    June 2, 1964 - June 16, 2014

    Jennifer was a poet, artist, mother and friend to many. 

  • Witt "Drawls" Katherman Witt "Drawls" Katherman

    November 9, 1967 - December 15, 2005

    Witt was the guitarist for The M-80's.


  • Kevin "Kavedog" Kerr Kevin "Kavedog" Kerr

    December 6, 1962 - May 18, 1998

    Kevin played drums in With Intent, Front Line, Pocket Fishermen and KJB.

  • Christopher Michael Korbet Christopher Michael Korbet

    July 6, 1970 - March 17, 2007


    Chris played bass for The M-80's, Black Jesus, The Villains, and sometimes, Thee Apostles and The Bottle Babies.

  • Andy Morgan Andy Morgan

    1961 - 1993

    Andy was a music fan.

  • Matthew Lawrence Odietus Matthew Lawrence Odietus

    October 27, 1967 - June 28, 2008

    Matthew was the guitarist for Treefort and The Candy Snatchers.


  • Michael "Elwood" Overcash Michael "Elwood" Overcash

    November 18, 1962 - October 30, 2013

    Michael was a father and the guitarist for Locals Only.

  • W. Lee Reams W. Lee Reams

    July 31, 1970 - December 18, 1995

    Lee was the drummer for Black Jesus.

  • Ruben G. Remulla, Jr. Ruben G. Remulla, Jr.

    September 16, 1969 - February 7, 2016

    Ruben was the drummer for The Strap-Ons and The Pimps.

  • Jan Marie Rosser Jan Marie Rosser

    July 31, 1970 - November 2, 2006

    Jan was a music fan and was a member of the Dominion Derby Girls roller derby team. 

  • Joseph "Joey" Walters Rudacil Joseph "Joey" Walters Rudacil

    October 6, 1970 - August 12, 2017

    Joey was a father, friend to many, and drummer in KBJ, S.S. Crux, Skid Row Noise, Verbal Threat, Buzzard, Reverend D Ray & The Shockers, Crab Nebula, Juan Fatty, Innerface, Head Space, Sirens of Abbadon, The Kill Circuit, and Death Bunny.

  • Deborah K. Sammarco Deborah K. Sammarco

    June 29, 1951 - September 25, 2014

    Deborah was a mother, friend, hair stylist, and supporter of the arts.

  • Mr. Sherry Mr. Sherry

    1912 - 1995

    Mr. Sherry was the owner of King's Head Inn.

  • Carol Taylor Welch Carol Taylor Welch

    1964 - 1996

    Carol was a DJ for FM-99 and manager for The Waxing Poetics.


  • Celia L."Mother Punk" Williamson Celia L."Mother Punk" Williamson

    Dates unknown

    Celia was a music fan.

  • Richard "Rickey" Wayne Wright Richard "Rickey" Wayne Wright

    June 9, 1963 - February 19, 2009

    Rickey was a music writer.