B.J. Thomas Passes Away at Age 78

Over the weekend, it was announced that country/gospel artist B.J. Thomas died on May 29, 2021 from lung cancer. His team shared on his Twitter, "It is with profound sadness we confirm the passing of B.J. Thomas." On March 23, 2021 it was revealed that B.J. was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer, and he asked his fans for prayer. "I just wanted to take this unique opportunity to share my gratitude to Gloria, my wonderful wife and my rock for over 53 years, my family, friends, and fans," B.J. shared when he was diagnosed with cancer. "I'm so blessed to have had the opportunity to record and perform beautiful songs in pop, country, and gospel music, and to share those wonderful songs and memories around the world with millions of you. I ask all of you for your prayers during this time and that[…] Source