Unknown Band Photo, Ft Worth or Brewer, Texas

The Pathfinders from Fort Worth

The Pathfinders photo, Ft Worth, Texas, Larry Funchess, Freddy McDonald, Joe Reddinger and Parker Cook
The Pathfinders from Ft. Worth, Texas
From left: Larry Funchess, Freddy McDonald, Joe Reddinger and Parker Cook

I didn’t know the identity of this group until Nate Lamb wrote in to confirm it was the Pathfinders from Forth Worth, Texas, and named the members.

Larry Funchess – guitar
Freddy McDonald – guitar
Joe Reddinger – drums
Parker Cook – bass

As far as I know the band didn’t make any recordings.

The back is stamped Brewer Photography Class, possibly the Brewer High School on the west side of Fort Worth. This photo came with one of Buddy and the Beaumen, who were also a Fort Worth group.

2 thoughts on “The Pathfinders from Fort Worth”

  1. my sister is looking for her biological father .his name is John Williams he played in a band at la maison in 1966 and that’s about all we know she is 50 now.we haven’t been able to find a band list for that time any help would be great thanks for your time

  2. I am one of the Pathfinders, ( Freddie McDonald ). Originally from Ft. Worth. I now live in Mineral Wells, TX. Still playing music. Myself and Larry Funchess still have a group. Parker Cook is deceased, Joe Redinger is still in Ft. Worth

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