"Pappy" Neal McCormick,88, who played steel guitar for...


March 04, 1998

"Pappy" Neal McCormick,88, who played steel guitar for some of the top names in country music and helped give Hank Williams Sr. his start in the business, died of complications from the flu Friday in Defuniak Springs, Fla.

Albert Lippert,72, a co-founder of the Weight Watchers diet plan, died Saturday of a stroke during a trip to South Africa. He founded the diet plan with Jean Nidetch after taking part in Nidetch's diet class on Long Island in 1963.

Pub Date: 3/04/98

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