Rev. Benjamin Cone Jr. Passes
September 18, 2012 at 2:41 PM (PT)
ALL ACCESS has learned of the passing of REV. BENJAMIN CONE JR. REV. CONE was a legendary gospel singer, songwriter, producer and MALACO recording artist. He died peacefully in his sleep SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th following an extended illness. He would have been 75 on his birthday, which is SEPTEMBER 28th.
“REV .CONE was a deeply religious man who always found God’s blessings in every situation," said MALACO Pres. TOMMY COUCH JR. “We will truly miss REV. CONE, his wisdom and love for our Lord. “
Memorial services are set to take place SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22nd at 11a at NEW JERUSALEM BAPTIST CHURCH in JACKSON, MS.