Former Gaither Vocal Band and Imperials singer Jonathan Pierce dies at 49. Jonathan Pierce, remembered fondly by the Southern Gospel community for his three years with The Imperials as well as three years with the Gaither Vocal Band, died Sunday at the age of 49.
Who died from the Gaithers?
Jim Bailey: Original member of Gaither Vocal Band dies.
What happened to the Gaithers piano player?
23 – Anthony Burger, a gospel music pianist who played for the popular Gaither Homecoming shows and earned Dove Award nominations for his albums of instrumental music, collapsed and died during a performance on Wednesday. He was 44.
What Southern Gospel singer died recently?
Jonathan Pierce, remembered fondly by the Southern Gospel community for his three years with The Imperials as well as three years with the Gaither Vocal Band, died Sunday at the age of 49.
Is Bill Gaither’s brother Danny still alive?
“Danny” Gaither, the original tenor voice of the Bill Gaither Trio, has died at the age of 62. Gaither died Friday in Indianapolis after a five-year battle with lymphoma. He won several Grammy and Dove awards for his work and was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in April 1999.
Who has died from the Gaither Homecoming?
Brock Speer 1920 – 1999 (Age 78) Died from Heart attack – Played for The Celestials, The Kingsmen Quartet and most recently traveled with The Gaither Homecoming Tour. Cause of death: Burger died of a massive heart attack while performing aboard the MS Zuiderdam, a cruise ship chartered for a Gaither Gospel Cruise.
What happened to Stephen Hill from the Gaithers?
The Homecoming family is extremely sad to announce that our dear friend, Stephen Hill, passed away suddenly on Sunday evening, August 5. Stephen was in the middle of a sound check before a solo concert in Lumberton, North Carolina, when he suffered a massive heart attack that took his life. He was 55 years old.
Who was gospel singer Stephen Hill married to?
He was dearly loved by his friends, family and the music community. Stephen is survived by his wife, Kathy, and their children Melody, Miriam and Caleb.
Is Guy Penrod still with the Gaithers?
The son of a Baptist preacher, Penrod was part of the four- to five-man Gaither Vocal Band from 1994 until he left at the end of 2008.
Why did Marshall Hall leave the Gaithers?
Hall was on the road with the Gaither Vocal Band until 2009, when he left the group to pursue a solo career and ministry work.