Burlington, NC (Dec. 5, 2017) — Singing News has learned of the passing of former Cathedral Quartet member Steve Lee.

Lee was a member of the legendary group from 1979-1980. He, along with Kirk Talley came aboard within one week of one another filling vacancies left by the departure of Lorne Mathews, Roy Tremble, and George Amon Webster. Shortly after their arrival, it was Lee who convinced Glen Payne to listen to Roger Bennett play. Mark Trammell succeeded Lee’s departure from the group.

Before joining The Cathedrals, Steve, along with his brother Richard in The Young Deacons. After his tenure with The Cathedrals he returned to his home in Burlington, North Carolina where he served as music director at his church. While there he also joined with Chris and Robin Allman and recorded several projects as The Allmans. Chris and Robin were the son and daughter of his church’s pastor. In the 90s Lee and his brother Richard formed the quartet Crimson River which featured Phil Barker and Bill Starling.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Please remember Steve’s family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Source: Fuson’s Findings, Kirk Talley, Staff

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