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Donnie McClurkin Mourns Loss Of His Father

Gospel artist and a part of the WBLS and WLIB broadcast family, Donnie McClurkin, mourns the loss of his father, Donald A. McClurkin, Sr. The patriarch of the McClurkin family was hospitalized last week at Palmetta Baptist Medical Hospital in South Carolina after having an emergency surgery but unfortunately didn't recover and passed away early this morning.

The McClurkin family has released the following statement:

Gospel artist, Donnie McClurkin, mourns the lost of his father, Donald Andy McClurkin, Sr. The patriarch of the family had an emergency surgery last week
at Palmetta Baptist Medical Hospital in South Carolina,but passed away around 1:30am/PT on Wednesday, November 13, 2013. More details to follow.

Donnie McClurkin took to social media a few days ago to ask for prayers and positive thoughts for his family during this time: 

Our condolences go out to the entire McClurkin family.

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  1. shawnd_0600 posted on 11/14/2013 11:11 AM
    Donnie may the lord bless and keep you and your family in this season of life you are a great man of God and my prays go out to you. I have been to service at your church Perfecting faith and those folk are on fire for the lord be strong in the lord and power of his might. Love always shawn from deer park,ny
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