Keyshia Cole Mourns Adoptive Dad’s Death From Covid19 Months after Mum’s Passing: “Greatest Example of Love”
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Keyshia Cole Mourns Adoptive Dad’s Death From Covid19 Months after Mum’s Passing: “Greatest Example of Love”

  • Keyshia Cole celebrated her adoptive dad for providing a roof over her and her siblings' heads and for their wonderful upbringing
  • The singer said the late had dedicated his life to learning about the bible and religion, adding he wanted them to realise that knowledge is power
  • The Heaven Sent crooner said the dad was married to her adoptive mum, Yvonne Cole, for 51 years

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R&B star Keyshia Cole is in mourning after the death of her adoptive father, Leon Cole, from COVID-19 complications.

Keyshia Cole Mourns Adoptive Dad’s Death From COVID-19.
Keyshia Cole is having a really difficult year in her life. Photo: keyshiacole.
Source: Instagram

According to Page Six, Leon was hospitalised in early November, but Keyshia noted he could not make it.

Sharing a touching and lengthy tribute to her father on Instagram, the singer noted he was the only father she knew and praised the kind of job he did on earth.

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Even though not being her biological dad, he provided a roof over Keyshia and her siblings' heads and gave them a stable foundation during their upbringing.

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The musician told a touching story of how she would enjoy bus rides with her father, who worked for a bus company for 30 years, and that meant she would get free passes until she was 18.

Leon's advice and teachings

Keyshia revealed the late was very spiritual and dedicated himself to learning about the bible and religion. He would share his opinions on the same because he believed knowledge is power.

She quipped that her father might be the reason she's found it difficult holding on to a man because he talked to her in length about how a man should treat a woman.

Leon was married to Keyshia's adoptive mum, Yvonne Cole, for 51 years, and she lauded him for being the "most loving guy I've ever known".

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Keyshia said she hated that he had to leave, adding she's now lost two beautiful souls within a few months of each other.

Keyshia Cole's biological mum's passing

This comes just four months after Keyshia lost her mother, Frankie Lons, who died on her birthday at age 61.

Frankie is known to have had a decade long struggle with drug addiction, and it is believed it is what led to her death

According to TMZ, who spoke to Cole's brother Sam, Frankie is believed to have overdosed on drugs at her Oakland home on Sunday, July 18.

Frankie was reportedly on a journey to sobriety when she relapsed and took drugs during her birthday celebrations.

Source: Briefly News

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