Harold Reid has died, according to a statement posted online on April. 25, 2020.
Harold Reid, who sang bass for the Grammy-winning country group the Statler Brothers, has died after a long battle with kidney failure. He was 80.
Reid died Friday in his hometown of Staunton, Virginia, his nephew Debo Reid said.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
Just got word that Harold Reid, the bass singer with the Statler Brothers has passed away.
Great guy with a great since of humor and one of the few true bass singers in the business
Rest In Peace Harold.
— Charlie Daniels (@CharlieDaniels) April 25, 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.
So sorry to hear this. I grew up listening to Statler Brothers. Many a Sunday morning my Dad would be fixing breakfast link sausage and pancakes and I would awake to there wonderful music. https://t.co/TQLodbsfcz
— Debora Jones (@DeboraJ63643819) April 25, 2020
— Hiram (@Hiram09597466) April 26, 2020
If you haven’t heard “It’s A Small Small World” by the Statler Brothers you’ve been missing out. Check it out. Harold Reid, their bass singer just recently passed away. Please be prayerful for the family and friends. Thanks for the memories! Mr. Reid, you will be missed. #G3
— Coach Laird (@JerryWayneLaird) April 26, 2020
Harold Reid: 1939-2020; I included a lot of information surrounding the Statler Brothers, as a whole, because he was a founding member AND a pivotal part of their entertainment… it’s not his life story, though.. https://t.co/jHfWM9OwPd #HaroldReid
— ACcountryFan (@ACcountryFan) April 26, 2020