#Cousins it is with an extremely heavy heart that we inform you of the recent passing of beloved singer and songwriter #BillWithers!
According to TMZ the 81 year old had experienced extreme heart complications. His family publicly announced his death on Friday 30th, while citing that the singer had actually passed Monday March 23rd in #LosAngeles.
“We are devastated by the loss of our beloved, devoted husband and father. A solitary man with a heart driven to connect to the world at large, with his poetry and music, he spoke honestly to people and connected them to each other.”
Withers soulful voice and iconic hit singles Lean On Me, Ain’t No Sunshine, and Lovely Day shall forever remain embarked into our history as feel good and inspirational tunes.
Reports read that the three time Grammy award winner had been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015 despite him spending decades away from music to live a private life.
His family continues, “As private a life as he lived close to intimate family and friends, his music forever belongs to the world.”