Dan "Bee" SPEARS

  • "In 2 days it will be the 1 year anniversary of Bee's death...."
    - Cathy Schwartz
  • "I just recently found out that Bee is gone. I knew him and..."
    - Freddy Shoemaker
  • "To Mrs. Spears and the whole family, I will pray for you..."
    - Michelle Fortune
  • "To the entire Spears family and Willie Nelson; My thoughts..."
    - Juanita Schmitz
  • "So sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with..."
    - the Reimers

SPEARS, Mr. Dan "Bee" Age 62, Franklin, TN. He was a member of American Federation of Musicians, a musician for Willie Nelson for 40 years and also worked with Waylon Jennings and Guy Clark among others. Preceded in death by parents, Sam and Eva Gossett Spears and brother, David Spears. Survived by wife, Julia Jones Spears; sons, James (Sarah) Spears, Lucien (Michele) Niccore and Cyrus Niccore; daughters, Joanna (Jimmy) Pangalinan and Christy Cook; brothers, Sam (Lynn) Spears, Fred (Linda) Spears and Boudreaux Spears; sisters, Carol (Tony) Hildebrand, Eva (Jim) Johannsen and Donna (Wayne) Hosey; grandchildren, Caelen Niccore, Riley Pangalinan, Jude Pangalinan, Eva Niccore and Jesse Spears. A Native American Celebration of Life Service will be conducted 12 Noon Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home with Native American Spiritual Leader, Donnie Dowd, Ojibway Tribe. Memorials may be made to NARAS Musicares, 1904 Wedgewood, Nashville, TN 37212. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Monday and two hours prior to service at WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 615-794-2289. williamsonmemorial.com
Funeral Home
Williamson Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services
3009 Columbia Avenue Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 794-2289
Funeral Home Details
Published in The Tennessean on Dec. 11, 2011