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Bob Welch

Born: 1945-08-31 - Died: 2012-6-7
Cause of Death:
Suicide


Death Summary: Bob Welch died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. He was found in his Nashville home by his wife, who also found a suicide note.

Who was Bob Welch : Bob Welch was a guitarist and vocalist who played with the American band Fleetwood Mac in their early years. He lived in Paris as a young man and studied French before coming back to the U.S., where he met up with the other band members in the early '70s. They recorded five albums together before Welch left to pursue a solo career; he went on to success in the late '70s and early '80s with hits such as "Ebony Eyes".

Welch died on June 7th, 2012 of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest at the age of 66. He reportedly suffered health problems in recent years but it is not known whether they contributed to his suicide.
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9 Signatures in Bob Welch's guestbook

  1. Randy Hammock Says:

    Brother you will be missed!!!!!

  2. jessie marie becker Says:

    hey bob your band will miss u along with HUGE fleetwood mac fans :) r.i.p.

  3. John [JC] Cosgrave Says:

    With much saddness, you are the second fine muscian I loved listening too a lot, who shot himself over health concerns this year. RIP

  4. Dennis Towarnicki Says:

    So sad but i can understand the pain he must have been in to his family all the best be strong lots of great songs to keep the memories alive.

  5. dustin zurney Says:

    it was sad when bob welch died

  6. Ruby Says:

    RIP Bob you were a great musician and will be missed by all your fans.

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  8. Steve Says:

    So sad.

  9. GARY PATRICK Says:

    BOB YOU WILL BE MISSED .


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