(Jamaica Observer) Veteran reggae singer and patriarch of the Grammy-winning Morgan Heritage clan Denroy Morgan died peacefully at his Atlanta home on Thursday after a brief illness. He was 76.
Mojo Morgan, the singer’s son, confirmed his passing.
“He was home surrounded by his wife, his children, grandchildren, and his great-grandchildren,” Morgan, 41, told the Jamaica Observer on Friday.
He said the family is trying to cope with his father’s passing.
“We are holding firm and taking this time to comfort each other,” he added.
The Morgan family also shared a release on social media about the singer’s transition.
“It is out of sincere love that we share that our beloved father and patriarch The Honorable Bishop Ras Denroy Morgan has ascended. Daddy has been our light, our source of love and joy all our lives,” the statement read.