Obituaries

Radio Personality and Songwriter, William Proffitt, Has Passed Away

Radio personality, songwriter and Gospel music supporter William Dale Proffitt has passed away.

Chonda Pierce's Husband, David Pierce, Passes Away

David Pierce passed away this week after complications following a recent stroke and heart attack.

Jack Smith, Former Goodman Band Member, Passes Away

Jack Smith, former Steel Guitarist for the Happy Goodman Family, died this past Weekend in a car accident.

Absolutely Gospel Music Writer Dr. Donald Frazier Tragically Killed

Donald Frazier, minister, musician and writer for Absolutely Gospel, was killed in a July 4th home invasion.

SGMA Hall Of Famer, Don Light Passes Away

Singing News has learned that Don Light, legendary promoter and SGMA Hall Of Fame member, passed away on June 18th.

Wilma Shaw, Wife Of Former Blackwood Brothers Tenor Bill Shaw, Passes Away

Wilma Shaw, wife of former Blackwood Brothers Quartet tenor, Bill Shaw, passed away on Sunday, May 25.

Original Cathedral Quartet Tenor Passes Away (Updated)

Bobby Clark, original tenor for the Cathedral Quartet, passed away on Thursday, May 22, 2014, at 12:10 p.m.

Robert King, Father Of Rick Alan King, Has Passed Away

Robert Ray King, father of veteran Southern Gospel soloist, Rick Alan King, has passed away in Kokomo IN.

H.M. Freeman, Brother Of Cat Freeman and Vestal Goodman Has Passed Away

H.M Freeman, who was the brother of Cat Freeman and Vestal Goodman, has passed away at the age of 84.

Dwight Thompson, Father of Melinda Hames of BSA, Passes Away

James Dwight Thompson, father of Melinda Hames, daughter-in-law of Beckie Simmons Bates of the Beckie Simmons Agency, has passed away.

Rev. Zeke Hoskins Passes Away

Rev. Zeke Hoskins, father of the Hoskins Family's Rick Hoskins, passed away on Friday April 18th.

Arthur Smith, Charlotte Music Legend, Passes Away

Arthur Smith, Charlotte music legend and author of "Dueling Banjos", has passed away at the age of 93. Arthur also had many ties with popular Southern Gospel artists through the years.