Roommates, we extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of the legendary Ronnie Wilson. He is one of the founding members of the legendary group The Gap Band and brother of Charlie Wilson and Robert Wilson.
According to TMZ, Ronnie’s wife, Linda Boulevard-Wilson, confirmed his death and said she ended up at their home in Tulsa, OK, early Tuesday. He said Ronnie, unfortunately, suffered a stroke last week and as a result, he went into a semi-coma from which he could no longer recover. He was reportedly suffering from multiple strokes throughout the year.
Ronnie, along with his brothers Charlie and Robert, formed the legendary band, The Gap Band in 1974, and gave us endless hits like “Outstanding”, “Earning for Your Love”, “Early in the Morning” and so on. Many.
Linda also shared the news of Ronnie’s death on Facebook and said, “The love of my life was called home at 10:01 this morning. Please continue to pray for The Wilson, Boulevard and Collins families, while we mourn his death. Ronnie Wilson was a genius from childhood to the early seventies with flute horns, trumpets, keyboards and singing. He will really be missed !!! “
Robert Wilson died of a heart attack in 2010 at the age of 53.
At the moment, Charlie Wilson has not spoken publicly about his brother’s death.
RIP Ronnie Wilson!
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TSR Staff: Jade Ashley @ Jade_Ashley94