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.