Jimmy Bedford, Former Master Distiller Dies At 69
August 10, 2009 at 4:44 AM (PT)
JIMMY BEDFORD, one of only 8 Master Distillers for JACK DANIELS DISTILLERY in their entire 143-year history, died on FRIDAY (08/07) from an apparent heart attack. He was 69.
BEDFORD is a first cousin of CURB/NASHVILLE Nation Promo Dir MIKE ROGERS. BEDFORD joined JACK DANIELS in 1969, becoming the Master Distiller in 1988. He retired in MARCH, 2008.
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