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Jimmy and Waylon Wilsey

$10,650 of $75,000 goal

Raised by 123 people in 4 months
Created February 2, 2019
Loved by family, friends and fans, guitarist James Calvin Wilsey died on Christmas Eve, 2018 of a heart attack after years of fighting for his health and a stable home. We remember him as a brilliant musician; a smart, funny, and generous human being; and a loving father of his 15-year-old son, Waylon.

Waylon has lost so much and needs a permanent, secure and loving home. Our hopes are to build him a great future. Unfortunately a lot goes into handling affairs after someone passes without a will. Guardianship costs, memorial, medical for Waylon and a college fund. Any help is greatly appreciated.

Please give what you can in memory of Jimmy and to make possible a bright future for Waylon.


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The James Calvin Wilsey commemoration is one month away! Please share.
The Avengers, The Dils, and The Alley Cats + many special guests (A Celebration of the Life of Jimmy Wilsey) at Echoplex. Featuring a special line-up of original Avengers - Penelope, Greg, and Danny Furious flying in from Sweden on drums - plus Hector Penalosa (Zeros) on bass! This is an early, all ages event.
A brief presentation commemorating Jimmy’s life will occur at doors before the bands.
Funds raised will benefit Jimmy's surviving child, Waylon.
Sun., May 26th at the Echoplex in LA. From 5-9pm!
https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1849246
https://www.facebook.com/events/623081094804740/

In the SF Bay Area we will celebrate Jimmy on Friday May 24th at The Ivy Room, Albany.
Special line-up of the Avengers, with the VKTMS and Drama. 21 and over.
https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1842490
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Jimmy's niece here! I just wanted to take a moment and thank everyone who has donated to Waylon so far. You all are so kind and generous.
We are still moving forward with the guardianship as well as the Estate of Jimmy. This has been a long road with so much more to do. Living in Arizona we have to travel back and forth to California to submit or file paperwork. At least we get to see Waylon! These filings are imperative to Waylon's future. The travel and court costs have not been cheap but we appreciate the assistance with getting this all together for Waylon.
The remaining donations are going to assist with Waylon's transition home, continued medical care and a trust for
Waylon's education.
Again, thank you all so much from the bottom of our hearts.
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Thanks to everyone who's donated to Waylon's future. Please share this page and update. Love this photo of Jimmy and Waylon.
The Avengers are organizing a benefit show in LA for May 26th.
Our original drummer Danny Furious will fly in from Sweden to play two Avengers shows with Penelope and Greg, with Hector Penalosa of the Zeros on bass! It's going to be amazing. (Pssst... we'll also have a very special Red-rocking guest band) Tickets link and details soon.
Thanks for all you do,
Penelope
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Thank you all so much for your generosity, support, messages and kindness. Our family is so greatful for all you are doing to help ensure Waylon's future is bright. - The Wilsey Family
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$10,650 of $75,000 goal

Raised by 123 people in 4 months
Created February 2, 2019
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5 days ago
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