Lionel Peterson, 74, a legendary South African gospel singer and preacher, has reportedly died. According to reports, the “Peace (Jehovah Knows)” singer died on Thursday, July 14, 2022, after battling health issues for several years.
The news of Lionel Peterson’s death spread quickly on social media, with condolences for the family and tributes to the pastor. Many people also shared personal stories about how the singer has influenced their lives.
In response to the news, legendary gospel singer Ron Kenoly posted a heartfelt message to the Lionel Peterson family on his Facebook page.
“Sing for joy oh Africa…” One of your favourite sons has graduated to eternal glory!” He wrote,
“Sadness seems to be an understatement when I think about the loss of my friend and brother in Christ Lionel Peterson. We first toured together in the mid-’90s too many cities in South Africa. From the success of his “Rejoice Africa” album, he traveled to countries in Africa and around the world.”
Among his numerous popular songs include:
-Lift Up your hands.
-When the righteous prosper, etc.
He will be missed.