Texas music legend Doyle Bramhall died in his sleep, of natural causes, at his home in Alpine on November 13, 2011.
Doyle, 62, was born February 17, 1949, in Dallas.
He had a long, successful career as a singer, songwriter, and drummer. He moved to Austin with his young family in the early 1970s and was an integral part of the burgeoning live music scene.
He is survived by wife, Barbara; son, Doyle Bramhall II; daughter, Georgia Bramhall, and their mother, Linda Cannon; twin brother, Dale Bramhall; stepchildren, Jim Winn, Chris Hunter, and Logan Hunter-Thompson; grandchildren, Sophia Bramhall-Jordan, Martin Doyle Bramhall III, India and Elle Bramhall; Will, Tatum and Marigold Hunter; Gracie and Mae Thompson; and Sunny and Morgan Winn. His niece, nephews, and numerous cousins also survive him.
His parents, Francis and Lonnie “D” Bramhall; a sister, Shirley Watson; and a brother, Ronnie Bramhall, preceded him in death.
Memorial services were the afternoon of Monday, November 21 in the Chapel of Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home in Austin. There was a celebration of Doyle’s life at Antone’s later Monday afternoon.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to one of the following organizations: SIMS Foundation, P.O. Box 2152, Austin, TX, 78768 Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM), P.O. Box 301496, Austin, Texas 78703-0025
Austin Pets Alive, P.O. Box 6247, Austin, TX 78762
Arrangements are by Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home in Austin.
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