Detroit Gospel Singer Ernis Hurskin Dies

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David Jones informed the Journal of Gospel Music yesterday that Detroit gospel singer Ernis A. Hurskin has died.

Hurskin was one of gospel’s celebrated male soprano singers.  He was a member and lead singer of several nationally-known aggregations, including the (James) Cleveland Singers, the Voices of Tabernacle, the Thomas Whitfield Singers, and Dr. E. LaQuint Weaver & the Hallelujah Singers.

Homegoing services are as follows:
Monday, May 11, 2015
Family Hour: 10:00 a.m.
Funeral:  11 a.m.

Goodwill Community Church
7 Mile and Woodward
Detroit, Michigan

Please join JGM in a salute to a mighty, mighty singer.

About Bob Marovich

Bob Marovich is a gospel music historian, author, and radio host. Founder of Journal of Gospel Music blog (formally The Black Gospel Blog) and producer of the Gospel Memories Radio Show.