Hank Williams, Jr. Offering Reward to Help Find His Grandfather’s Missing Shotgun
Hank Williams, Jr., has been searching high and low for a family heirloom, and he's offering fans a hefty reward if they can help him find it. Bocephus is offering a $6,000 reward for the return of his grandfather's shotgun, "no questions asked."
The country icon's attorney, Steven C. Smith, posted a notice from Williams to Facebook addressing "all my Cullman friends," explaining that the Remington Model 11/48 16-gauge shotgun with the serial number ending in 58111 has a great deal of sentimental value to him and his family.
"Growing up, I spent a lot of time in South Alabama with my Granddad Sheppard. Now I'm looking for his shotgun. I want to pass that old Remington down to my children and grandchildren," he explains.
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Williams believes it's in the Cullman area, and "I'm willing to give the person who has it fifty $100 dollar bills, NO QUESTIONS ASKED, no chance of criminal prosecution," he adds.
Smith's Facebook post says Williams is offering an additional $1000 on top of that as a "finders fee." He reiterates that whoever comes forward will face no criminal liability.
"There is no suggestion that the shotgun was ever stolen and NO RISK of any follow-up after a successful recovery. It was probably lost when Hank moved from Cullman to Paris--possibly from his cabin on Smith Lake," Smith writes, adding, "If the finder would prefer a gun or guitar I'm sure that can be arranged with a proper certificate of authenticity."
Anyone with information can contact Smith directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (256) 734-4721.
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