JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - James "Jimi" Henderson, a former member of the band Black Oak Arkansas, died unexpectedly on March 5.
According to his obituary from the Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home, Henderson was a native of Pearl, MS.
He was recruited by Butch Stone Management to play with Ruby Starr. A year later he joined Black Oak Arkansas and toured as a guitarist.
After the break-up of Black Oak Arkansas, he worked in Illinois and Los Angeles before returning to Jackson, MS.
He was 61 years old.
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