Lee Williams, frontman for the Tupelo, Mississippi-based gospel group Lee Williams and the Spiritual QC’s, has died, the group announced Monday on Facebook. He was 75.
“It is with our deepest sorrow that we announce the passing of our fearless leader, Dr. Lee Williams,” the group wrote in the post. “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.”
Funeral arrangements and other info will be announced at a later time.
Williams and the group were best known for gospel favorites “Cooling Water” and “Another Blessing.”
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Annie.

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