Minister and Gospel Singer Daryl Coley Passes Away at 60

NASHVILLE, TN - JANUARY 17:  2014 Trailblazer Honoree Daryl Coley attends BMI's 2014 Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon at Rocketown on January 17, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images)

Minister and Gospel Singer Daryl Coley Passes Away at 60

The singer was a well-respected innovator who will be remembered fondly.

Published March 16, 2016

As reports confirmed today, Wednesday, March 16, Daryl Coley passed away last night reportedly while in hospice care. The Gospel singer and minister was 60.

The Grammy-nominated singer was known first and foremost for his vocal talents, often being called “a singer’s singer,” and was an innovator of the genre of Gospel music. His most popular songs include “He’s Preparing Me,” “When Sunday Comes,” “Jesus Saves” and “Beyond the Veil.”

After becoming a minister, he founded the Love Fellowship Tabernacle in Los Angeles, while also rising to become one of the top figures within Gospel.

His son, Te’ceion Coley, took to Instagram to express some of his thoughts regarding his father’s passing, signing the touching note with, “I love you forever, Daddy.” is your No. 1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

Written by KC Orcutt


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