Ronald Bell Kool and the Dang Death -Obituary : Co-founder of Kool & the Gang Dies at 68.
Ronald “Khalis” Bell, a co-founder, songwriter, saxophonist, vocalist and producer of the chart-topping group Kool & The Gang, died Wednesday morning at his home in the U.S. Virgin Islands. He was 68, according to a statement posted online on September. 10, 2020 by NPR
Ronald “Khalis” Bell, a co-founder, songwriter, saxophonist, vocalist and producer of Kool & The Gang, has died. He was 68. https://t.co/OfXxUEroiG
— NPR (@NPR) September 10, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
If you’ve ever danced to Get Down On It, Jungle Boogie, Celebration, Ladies Night, Summer Madness, Fresh… raise a glass to the funky soul legend Ronald Bell, founding member of Kool and The Gang. Thanks for the fabulous floor-fillers. #RIP #RonaldBell pic.twitter.com/XT9Mw7t4pE
— Sue Charles (@Sue_Charles) September 10, 2020
I’m saddened by the death of Kool & The Gang co-founder, Ronald Bell. In 1981, I brought the Kool & The Gang to Nigeria, and we achieved great success. Ronald was a good friend and he will be dearly missed. pic.twitter.com/SuOLhIQewd
— Ben Murray-Bruce (@benmurraybruce) September 10, 2020
Our sincere condolences to the entire Bell family, and all members of Kool & The Gang as well their fans.
Sadden to hear of Founding member of Kool & The Gang, Ronald Khalis Bell who has passed on way too soon. Your legacy in the music world shall live on. R.I.P. pic.twitter.com/DVVmnSDdJt
— EvelynChampagneKing (@evelyncking) September 10, 2020
Mike Stickler wrote
Robert’s (“Kool”) brother a huge part of The Gang. Just saw them last August at the OC Fair. Fun as always. Lot’s of new blood in the band, but the Bell’s were still there. RIP Ronald. Thanks for so much fun music!
Henry Berumen wrote
I am sincerely having a rough time with stuff like this. Very sad about talent leaving us like this.
Antonio Tyler wrote
I’ve hit that age where adults from my childhood are starting to die. I hope he had a comfortable death.