Ray Hennig has died, according to a statement posted online on May. 1, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
Just saw that Ray Hennig has passed away.
Ray Hennig has passed away. His son, Steve Hennig, called to tell me that his father died Thursday in Austin of natural causes. He was 91 years old. Ray opened Heart of Texas Music in Waco in the early 60’s. An Austin location followed in 1973. His store on South Lamar closed in 2012. Of course, it was Ray who sold Stevie Ray Vaughan his “Number One” guitar in 1974. It had previously belonged to Christopher Cross. Ray Hennig was a father figure and a great friend to many Austin musicians. His son says that a celebration of Ray’s life will be held at an appropriate time in the future.
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
My grandpa, Ray Hennig has passed away. Many of you may remember him as the owner of ‘Heart of Texas Music”. Please see the link below for his obituary, memorial website, etc. Feel free to share any memories you have of him on the “Memories” page.
Please see the link below for Ray Hennig’s Obituary and memorial website: