Guitarist Ed King, most known as a member of the American band Lynyrd Skynyrd, at the age of 68 died. Via Facebook made his family the sad news. He died at his home in Nashville. King was in two phases active at Lynyrd Skynyrd, from 1972 to 1975 and from 1987 to 1996. He wrote, for example, to Sweet Home Alabama, the biggest hit of the band.