(1) Andy and Jake were Max and Steve half siblings. sharing the same mother Patricia. But different fathers. All the parents were deceased.
(2) At Asa & Renee's and Tina & Cord's double wedding Ursula Blackwell put a bomb in the wedding cake. Steve found out about the bomb. Just as Brenda was cutting the cake. He died saving her from the bomb blast.
(3) Drew Ralston's death is before my time. I think he was murdered in a robbery.
(4) Al named after Cord step father Al Roberts. By Tina when she was passing him off as hers and Cord's.