An original member of the Wonderful Grand Band has passed away.
Rocky Wiseman passed away Friday in Edmonton after a short illness.
His daughter posted the news to his Facebook page today.
Condolences are pouring in from across the province, especially among members of the music community.
— Paul Kinsman (@PaulKinsman) June 8, 2018
Wiseman was the original drummer for the Wonderful Grand Band, a group that encompassed both music and comedy in the late 70s and early 80s. Wiseman’s fellow bandmates included Ron Hynes, Kelly Russell and Sandy Morris.
His daughter Tara says he will be brought back home to Newfoundland with funeral arrangements yet to be announced.