Gospel great Daryl Coley died on Tuesday evening at age 60.
The award-winning singer is best known for his hits, “Beyond the Veil,” “When Sunday Comes,” and “He’s Preparing Me.”
n 1991, at the height of his success, Coley fell sick, experiencing flu-like symptoms. He was soon diagnosed with diabetes, which caused him temporary blindness.
Coley died in hospice care while surrounded by his family, according to reports.
Late Tuesday, Coley’s son, Te’ceion Coley, posted the news on Instragram, saying, “I love you forever, Daddy.”
Today, fans and singers inspired by the Gospel legend and well-known pastor took to social media to mourn his passing.
— Pastor John P Kee (@Keetwit) March 16, 2016
— Kurt Carr (@TheKurtCarr) March 16, 2016
— Smokie Norful (@smokienorful) March 16, 2016
— Ricky Dillard (@rickydillard) March 16, 2016
RIP to Gospel Legend Daryl Coley. Listening to #WhenSundayComes.
— Michelle Williams (@RealMichelleW) March 16, 2016
— Ruben Studdard (@RubenStuddard) March 16, 2016