Local musician Eric Krauss, 40, died over the weekend. Krauss was active in the Charlotte music scene throughout the 1990s and 2000s, playing with bands including Lodestar, Helicopter, Come On Thunderchild and Virginia Reel. Details of his death aren't yet known, but word quickly spread through the Charlotte music community early this week.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Feb. 9, at Hankins and Whittington Funeral Home, 1111 East Boulevard, Charlotte. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., with the memorial service beginning at 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Charlotte, 2700 Toomey Ave., Charlotte, N.C. 28203.