Vern Rumsey cause of death, obituary, funeral plans: News about beloved Vern Rumsey Death has been announced
Vern Rumsey, who played bass in the extraordinary ’90s/mid 2000s post-no-nonsense band Unwound, has passed on. He was 47. Conan Neutron, who was Rumsey’s bandmate in flow bunch Household Gods, composed on Facebook, “Completely dazed and stunned. Vern Rumsey is gone. I have no subtleties by any stretch of the imagination. One of the best and most unadulterated hearts I know and one of my preferred bass players ever. I can scarcely process this at the present time. I was such a devotee of what he did, one of my preferred bass players ever. He was a countryman, my Household Gods bandmate and my companion of numerous years. I’m crushed.”
Vern’s Sailors With Wax Wings bandmate Rich Balling (additionally of RX Bandits, The Sound of Animals Fighting, Pyramids, and then some) likewise lets us know, “Going into the Sailors With Wax Wings collection, we didn’t have any acquaintance with one another. He reacted energetically when I connected with him, and all through the procedure showed restraint, kind, and oozed positive vitality. You could feel it even through email correspondence. As you read posts about him, you’ll see the word ‘sweet’ referenced again and again. That is an extraordinary descriptor. He was a delicate, inventive soul.”
Vern framed Unwound with Justin Trosper and Brandt Cardino in 1991 in Olympia, WA and they made eight collections more than 10 years, including 1994’s New Plastic Ideas, 1996’s Repetition, and their exemplary 2001 last curtain call Leaves Turn Inside You. Loosened up observed their whole index get reissued by Numero Group in 2013. He likewise played in Fitz of Depression, Witchypoo, and different gatherings throughout the years.
Family unit Gods, which likewise incorporated Slint’s David Pajo and Palo Verde’s Lauren K. Newman, had quite recently discharged their presentation collection, Palace Intrigue, back in May (tune in underneath).
Kimya Dawson composed a pleasant recognition on Facebook, saying “I don’t have a clue what occurred yet I was pulling for him simply like he generally pull for me. I was such a major enthusiast of him as an individual and I was an all out groupie of his groups.” You can peruse her entire accolade beneath.
Find happiness in the hereafter Vern.