Region 8 News has learned that former state Representative and Craighead County Quorum Court member Bobby Lee Trammell of Jonesboro has died. Trammell reportedly died last night in Jonesboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time, but are expected to be handled by Roller Farmers Union Funeral Home of Jonesboro.
Trammell rose to regional fame as a rockabilly musician in the fifties and sixties. Later in life, he entered the political realm, and served terms in both the Arkansas House of Representatives as well as the Craighead County Quorum Court.