Shawn Scruggs Nashville Bass Player Death – Obituary | Shawn Scruggs Car Accident

Shawn Scruggs, has sadly passed away tragically on October 25, 2020.

Professional Information

Shawn Scruggs began his bass playing career in his hometown of Louisville, Ky. more than two decades ago. Always having an ear for the bass in every song, Shawn knew bass guitar would be his musical instrument of choice early on.

Throughout his years residing in Nashville, Tenn. Shawn has been privileged to share the stage with many hit makers. He continues to make a name for himself while touring and recording with some of country music’s greatest artists.

Surviving Families

He is survived by his family members.


I’m having a hard time comprehending the news that I just received. Shawn Scruggs has been a friend of mine since I moved to town. Lots of great times and shows together. And a friend to a lot of us musicians. I just spoke with him last night and I wish I coulda said more. This was this last Christmas and us showing off our news additions. God bless him and his family. 🙏🏼❤️ this year can officially be done. RIP Shawn Scruggs I love you buddy ❤️ – Joshua Wayne Black on Facebook.

This dude right here filled in for me on bass more times than I can remember over the years and I liked him instantly. He played his last show today and was killed in a car crash tonight on I-65. Shawn Scruggs was a good dude, a good bass player, and a good friend. Y’all please say a little prayer for his family. This is a terrible loss all the way around and will be felt by so many. – John Stone on Facebook.

Prayers out to the family and friends of Shawn Scruggs. We’ve played so many shows with Shawn throughout the years. He was such a great player and person. – Austin’s Rose. – on Facebook.

Cause of Death

Shawn Scruggs was killed in a car crash last night on I-65.

Funeral Service & GoFundme

Funeral services will be made known as soon as it is being updated. Memorial donations may be made in Shawn’s name through the GoFundme page.