He was the victim of a traffic accident over the weekend. Police reports say the 61 year old Bounsall was attempting to pass another vehicle when his vehicle rolled three times.
Bounsall was one of Las Vegas' first true Bluegrass Musicians. He was an accomplished banjo, mandolin, fiddle and guitar player and was part of Las Vegas based bands such as The Oates Brothers and The Rising South.
Bounsall was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in his vehicle was air-lifted to a Las Vegas medical facility. Clark County officials said the crash occurred on the North shore road about 6 p.m. on Sunday
Bounsall appeared on three of the Dillards recorded albums between 1978 and 1979 ( Decade Waltz, Homecoming and Family Reunion, Mountain Rock) and also on Doug Dillard’s solo project, Heaven.