Willie The Wimp Stokes (In His Cadillac Coffin)


During his wake the younger Stokes, wearing a jockey cap, was propped up in the coffin, his hands on its steering wheel, clutching $100 bills. The casket was equipped with blinking headlights and taillights, a windshield, whitewall tires, a Cadillac grille, and the deceased`s vanity license plates saying WIMP.

Talk about Bling!

Stevie Ray Vaughn did a song about him. He tells the story here and then sings the song:

Sources

Chicago Tribune. http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1986-11-19/news/8603260988_1_flukey-stokes-drug-dealer-bottled-water/2

Youtube. Stevie Ray Vaughn video.

 

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