You Are Here: Home » Obituaries (Page 5)

Bobby Smith Of ‘The Spinners’ Dead At 76

Bobby Smith (pictured), co-founder and, for the most part, the lead singer of the iconic R&B group, The Spinners, has passed away at age 76, reports Soul Tracks. Smith passed away from complications of influenza and pneumonia; it was also reported that he had been suffering from lung cancer. Smith was a Detroit native and helped to form the famed group in 1960 at Ferndale High School, just north of Detr ...

Read more

REST IN PEACE LIL GEORGE–George Lee Burrows, Jr

REST IN PEACE LIL GEORGE--George Lee Burrows, Jr. the oldest of four children (Avis, Iris and Sonya) born January 27, 1954 to the parents of George Sr. and Agnes Burrows (deceased) was promoted to everlasting life on March 4, 2013. George was loved by many and will be sorely missed by all especially his Ace-Sonya Burrows. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Please call (954) 605-8307 to offer ...

Read more

Rest In Peace: Delfonics Singer Major Harris Dies At 65

By Associated Press   RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Major Harris, a former member of the “Philadelphia sound” soul group the Delfonics and singer of the 1975 hit “Love Won’t Let Me Wait,” has died in Richmond. He was 65. His sister, Catherine Thomas, told The Associated Press that Harris passed away Friday morning from congestive heart and lung failure after being rushed to a hospital. The Richmond native was born F ...

Read more

James ‘Jim’ McKinley, president – McKinley Financial Services succumbs

James “Jim” Ruffin McKinley was born February 25, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois. He passed away July 6, 2012 in Tamarac, Florida after an extended illness. Jim was quite an athlete and excelled in four different sports at Bangor ...

Read more

Willard Bell passed away

Willard Bell passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at Broward General Medical Center. Viewing will be held on Friday, May 25, 2012, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Mount Hermon A.M.E. Church, 401 N. W. Seventh Terr., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. ...

Read more

Dr. Pastor Willie Marie Spidell passed way

Dr. Pastor Willie Marie Spidell passed way on Monday, June 6, 2012 at 11:41a.m. at her home. She was a retired school teacher and a leader in the community. ...

Read more

Life will make you a praying man(tis)

Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened ...

Read more

Influential pastor, H.H. Brookins, dies

The Rev. Hamel Hartford Brookins, an influential bishop and former pastor of the First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles who became a political power broker, ...

Read more

Black Radio Pioneer, Hal Jackson, dies in New York City

Radio pioneer Harold “Hal” Jackson, a staple of New York radio, has died. He was in his late 90s. Jackson died Wednesday (May 23, 2012) in a hospital ...

Read more

Derrick Sherrod Lafavor

On May 15, 1989, Derrick Sherrod Lafavor, 22 made a ‘touched down’ here on earth, January 18, 2011. Derrick slipped away to God’s heavenly end zone. ...

Read more

Site Designed By NoRegretMedia.com

Scroll to top