Kevin Lemons, a gospel artist, passed away at the age of 45.
How Did Kevin Lemons Die?
The founder of the Higher Calling recording choir, Kevin Lemons, passed away on December 7, 2022.
Kevin Lemons death news was confirmed by his family and the statement reads,
“It is with great sadness that we announce the transition of our Founder – Kevin Lemons. Please keep his wife Tiunna, Family and Higher Calling lifted in prayer as we all process this sudden loss. Thank you all for the outpouring of love already shown. We are so appreciative and grateful for each of you!”
Kevin Lemons Cause of Death
Kevin Lemons passed away suddenly from a heart attack. His sudden demise has made his followers and family members in a great sorrow.
Kevin Lemons cause of death was heart attack. Tributes flooded social media after the demise news of Kevin Lemons broke out.
Lemons was born and raised in Atlanta and began gospel singing in 1996, forming a small gospel group called as Kevin Lemons & Higher Calling.
The group’s second album, “The Declaration,” which reached at number 10 on Billboard’s Gospel Charts, was released after Kevin Lemons and the group independently released their first CD, “Destined for Greatness,” according to the website.
Lemons & Higher Calling has recently signed to Hezekiah Walker’s record label.
Who was Kevin Lemons?
Kevin Lemons & Higher Calling formed a gospel singing in 1996. He created a small gospel group, known as Kevin Lemons & Higher Calling.
He has performed on stages all around the world for the past 25 years, enchanting audiences with their captivating vocals and upbeat performances.
Additionally, they’ve recorded two albums: The group’s debut album, Destined for Greatness, was well-received by listeners.
Ricky Dillard, a choir conductor, later recorded the album’s title track with his group New Generation.
On Billboard’s Gospel Albums Chart, their second album, The Declaration, peaked at position #10.
A mainstay in the gospel music scene, Kevin Lemons & Higher Calling has shared the stage with legends like Kirk Franklin, Bebe Winans, Donald Lawrence, and Hezekiah Walker.
“When I started this journey at 17 years old, I never imagined being here 25 years later. What started as just a one-time singing event with a few friends, turned into a family and a movement that continues to grow,” Lemons said.
“I’m grateful for every person that has taken this ride with a Higher Calling over the last 25 years. I’m looking forward to God doing what he does best as we continue this journey!”
Kevin Lemons Wife, Children
Late gospel singer Kevin Lemons was married to his wife, Tiunna, from May 2007 to his death this January. Early last summer, the couple celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary. They had been friends since 1996, the year that Kevin Lemons commenced his career as a gospel singer.
Tiunna Lemons describes herself as an entrepreneur on social media. On Kevin Lemons’s website, it reveals that the couple have been working together to bring choir music into the mainstream. It has been described as their “mission” to revive choral music and prove that “Choirs Matter.”
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Last year, it came to light that Kevin Lemons and Tiunna had gone through an ordeal which “Shattered my faith and shattered my whole self,” Kevin explained.
Kevin and his wife Tiunna had been trying to have children for 14 years. Last year, they had hopes of adopting two daughters, twins, which ultimately fell through.
Tiunna had tried to help a young pregnant mother who could not raise her children due to the circumstances of her pregnancy. She had tried to secure the young woman an adoption agency, but the mother allegedly said she would only go through with the pregnancy if Tiunna and Kevin Lemons adopted her babies (she was pregnant with twin daughters). The couple drove to North Carolina to collect the children, but it was revealed that the young mother was no longer at the hospital.