The Temptations’ former lead singer Bruce Williamson’s cause of death was revealed after he passed away Sunday night at his Las Vegas home at the age of 49.
His son, also named Bruce, confirmed the heartbreaking news in an emotional tribute in a Facebook post.
“There’s no words in the world that can express how I feel right now I love you Daddy thank you for being awesome thank you for being loving thank you for being Who You Are I pray to God and we will meet again. I love you Daddy R.I.H KING WILLIAMSON,” he wrote.
Bruce Williamson born and raised in Los Angeles, California, started singing in church at a young age.
What was Bruce Williamson’s cause of death?
The lead singer of legendary band The Temptations, Bruce Williamson died of Coronavirus. Williamson had reportedly been diagnosed with COVID-19 a while ago.
Bruce entered the Temptations in 2006 and performed with the band in theatres and on TV shows around the world until 2015. Additionally, he sang lead on their albums Back to the Front, 2007, and Still Here, 2010.
Start of The Temptations was in Detroit in 1960 with Otis Williams, David Ruffin, Melvin Franklin, Paul Williams and Eddie Kendricks.
Their unforgettable songs were My Girl, The Way You Do the Things You Do, and Ain’t Too Proud To Beg.
The Temptations are an American vocal group that published a series of bright singles and albums with Motown Records during a decade.
Bruce Williamson career life
Williamson first become a Temptation in 2006 as he toured with the band.
Bruce one announced that he did “more in six months of being a Temptation than many artists have done in a lifetime.”
The American R&B and soul singer had shown an interest in joining the legendary Motown collective since 1994.
He eventually was added to the band in 2005, however, joked he was in denial until founding member Otis Williams personally called him to confirm the news himself.
Bruce Williamson was one of 71,600 confirmed coronavirus cases and 1,389 deaths, according to data from the state’s Department of Health and Human Services.
Williamson began singing soul music following the end of his career with The Temptations and had a concert scheduled for pay-per-view on Sept. 12.