Jerry Reed, country music and film star and an Atlanta native, has passed away at the age of 71.
Reed, a talented guitarist, was best known for his movie roles in the Smokey and the Bandit films and Gator, as well his country music hits like “East Bound and Down” and “When You’re Hot, You’re Hot”.
Yahoo! reports that the star died of “complications from emphysema”.
Goodbye, Snowman! You’ll be missed!