R & B SINGER DAVID PEASTON DIES AT 54 YEARS OLD (VIDEO)

Posted: April 1, 2012 in Death, R and B Singer, Singer

David Peaston (March 13, 1957 – February 1, 2012)

I’M SHOCKED TO LEARN

Peaston, 54, died February 1, 2012 of complications from diabetes, according to his niece, Neuka Mitchell. David Peaston had a string of hits in the late 80’s and early 90s. One of his chart topping hits was entitled “Two Wrongs Don’t Make It Right”.

Peaston was born in 1957 in St Louis with musical ties. His mother Martha Bass was part of the Clara Ward Gospel Singers. His oldest sister Fontella Bass had a number 1 hit in 1965 entitled “Rescue Me”.

Prior to becoming a singer, Peaston was an elementary school teacher and earned a degree in elementary education.Peaston shot to stardom after several wins on Showtime at the Apollo. The song that earned him success on the show was his rendition of “God Bless The Child”.

After a successful singing career Peaston also performed in several traveling gospel stage plays. Unfortunately, complications of diabetes led to Peaston undergoing a double (below knee) amputation and then later led to his death.

Peaston is survived by his wife Marilyn of 24 years and two sons.

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