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Gospel Singer Lee Williams’ Cause of Death Remains Secret


Veteran gospel singer Lee Williams’ cause of death is still behind the shadows after he passed away on August 30, 2021. May he rest in peace.

The Lee Williams and the Spiritual QC’s group announced the sad news via a Facebook post on Monday, August 30, with their 137K fans. They revealed that the founder of the group, Lee Williams, died in Tupelo, Mississippi.

The heartbreaking post has already garnered over 5K reactions and 2.5K comments, and Williams is trending on social media after many fans took to Twitter to share their condolences.

Gospel Singer Lee Williams' Cause of Death Remains Secret

The band was the first to break the sad news about Lee Williams‘ death. The statement reads: “It is with our deepest sorrow that we announce the passing of our fearless leader, Dr. Lee Williams.”

“We thank God for allowing him to Stop By On His Way Home, and though he has moved from his temporary house, the love, the memories, and the music will linger on. We will always remember that to Give Up is not an option if we want to be Welcomed Home.”

The Lee Williams and The Spiritual QC’s group announced that “Funeral arrangements and other info will be announced at a later time.” They continued: “The family appreciates all of your condolences and respect during this time of bereavement. God Bless You All…..Thank You, Thank You, and Thank You!”

The band’s statement did not mention the cause of death. However, it seems Williams died after his long battle with Alzheimer’s.

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What’s Lee Williams’ Cause of Death?

While many fans are asking about Lee Williams’ cause of death, there isn’t any official statement surrounding his cause of death at this time. His family also has not revealed any details surrounding his death cause.

Some believe that he passed away after his battle with Alzheimer’s, due to which the singer announced his retirement from music in 2018.

US day News is working to provide more information and collect the latest updates surrounding Lee Williams’ death, so stay up with us.

Gospel Singer Lee Williams' Cause of Death Remains Secret
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Lee Williams began his career as a gospel singer at the young age of eight. Lee Williams and The Spiritual QC’s is a gospel quartet from Tupelo, Mississippi.

The band started recording around 1970. The group includes Lee Williams as lead singer, Patrick Hollis as a background singer, Leonard Shumpert as second lead vocalist, Al Hollis as guitarist and background vocal, and new full-time bassist Tommie Harris.

The band’s first recordings were a series of 45 records on the Designer label out of Memphis. Their first national recording was at the Georgia-based gospel label MCG Records.

Their first album was named “Jesus Is Alive And Well,” which included the hit record “I’ve Learned to Lean.” “Love Will Go All the Way” was their second album, released in 1998. The second album included several songs from their first album.

The group’s third album was released in 2000, titled “Good Time.” The third album reached the Top Ten of Billboard‘s gospel albums chart.

It is a difficult time for Williams’ family and friends. Words cannot express our deep sorrow from the passing of the legendary singer, and we ask you all to keep Williams, his family, his friends, and all of his loved ones in your thoughts through this agonizing time.

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Reactions to Lee Williams’ Death

Shortly after the sad news of Lee Williams’ death was revealed, his devasted fans and friends paid touching tributes to him and spread their condolence through social media.

Kurt Carr wrote on Twitter: “I giant of the quartet world has received his wings. Lee Williams, the founder, and leader of the group Lee Williams & the Spiritual QC’s, has passed in Tupelo, Mississippi. He was 74! Keep his family in prayer, and pray for the Gospel/Quartet music community!

Gospel Singer Lee Williams' Cause of Death Remains Secret
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“RIH #LeeWilliams. Got a chance to meet this legend when I lived in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Nice down-to-earth man with a lot of wisdom. Rest sir. @ Memphis, Tennessee,” one fan said on Twitter.

“y’all… this news about Lee Williams has me down a bit. I grew up with the privilege of being able to go to concerts often but going to see Lee in Tulsa as a kid??? I was on cloud 1000!” another fan wrote.

“RIP to Lee Williams of Lee Williams & The Spiritual QC’s….Come See About Me, Running for my Life, Cooling Water, etc. Mama from Mississippi had me right growing up,” one social media user tweeted.

K-Ci Hailey wrote: “Today gospel music legend Lee Williams has been called home to the Lord. 🙏🏿 He was a true icon who I looked up to, and he will truly be missed. Rest in heaven eternally.”

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  1. Anonymous August 30, 2021

    I’m so very sorry for the William’s family , prayingp

    1. Surlovia Hutto February 28, 2022

      Mr. Williams, has touched my soul, I would be down, all need to hear was one of his songs, always lifted me up . I was soo sad when I heard the news of his passing. I just stop by on my way home , everything I hear that song the water start. I miss him very much 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼 Rest In Peace Brother 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼


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