Monday, July 12, 2010

Oakland Has Lost One Of Its "Chosen" - Rest In Peace, Walter Hawkins

Walter Hawkins
May 18, 1949 – July 11, 2010

Pastor Walter Hawkins, an award-winning gospel singer/musician has died at the age of 61 in Ripon, California of pancreatic cancer.

Along with his brother, he formed the Walter Hawkins Singers who count among their many hits, the iconic tune, "Oh Happy Day."

Funeral arrangements are pending.

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