Photo by Michael Keller, 2011 WV Music Hall of Fame
William "Billy" Cox was born Oct. 18, 1941, in Wheeling and was one of two bassists to have played regularly with legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix. Cox was inducted into the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame in 2011.
Gallery: Famous West Virginians
Jun. 20, 2012 @ 12:00 AM
West Virginia was once considered home for many famous faces. Here are some of the famous people with ties to West Virginia.