Gospel Legend Shirley Caesar’s husband dies

Posted at 2:30 PM, Jul 07, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-07 14:30:46-04

Bishop Harold Ivory Williams Sr., husband of legendary gospel icon Shirley Caesar and Senior Bishop Emeritus of the Mount Calvary Holy Church of America (MCHCA), died July 4, 2014.  He was 93.

The couple had been married for over 30 years and were co-pastors of Raleigh’s Mount Calvary Word of Faith.

Along with pastoring, Bishop Williams was an accomplished pianist and songwriter.  He also performed vocals and spoken word on several of his wife’s projects over the years.

Details about how he died have not been announced.  Funeral arrangements are still pending.  Williams is survived by his wife and their two children.

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