by: Ivie Macy, Ozarks First

A founding member of the Ozark Mountain Daredevils has passed away in Springfield at the age of 73.

According to the Walnut Lawn Funeral Home, Steve Cash died Oct. 13 for reasons that are unavailable and no services are currently planned for the singer-songwriter.

The band’s facebook page posted about Cash’s passing.

Cash co-founded the Ozark Mountian Daredevils in the early 1970s with John Dillon, Michael “Supe” Granda, Buddy Brayfield and others.

He wrote the band’s popular song “Chicken Train” and co-wrote “Jackie Blue” and “If You Want To Get To Heaven” according to the band’s website.