Johnny Cash and his older brother, Jack, in 1936. Jack died at age 15 in a sawmill accident. Johnny Cash's name was plain J.R. until he enlisted in the Air Force. They didn't allow plain initials, so he chose the name John.
( 2014 & 2015 † IN MEMORY OF ) - † ♪♫♪♪ JOHNNY CASH (J. R. Cash) Friday, ,February 26, 1932 - 6' 2'' - Kingsland, Arkansas, USA. Died; Friday, September 12, 2003 (aged of 71) Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Cause of death;(complications from diabetes) & JUNE CARTER CASH - Sunday, June 23, 1929 - 5' 5½" - Maces Spring Scott County, Virginia, USA. Died; Thursday, May 15, 2003 (aged of 73) - Nashsville, Tennessee, USA. Cause of death;(complications from heart surgery).