b. 8th May 1946, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
d. 2nd September 2011, Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.A.
McKinley 'Bug' Williams Of Maze has passed away. He was 65.
Maze's percussionist and vocalist suffered a heart attack whilst the group were on the road for an appearance in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
McKinley provided vocals on all songs..
He was a lifelong friend of Frankie Beverly and was also a co-founder member of the band.
On the Maze website, Frankie Beverly told fans:
'He was a good man and my best friend who stood by me for most of his life and I along with the rest of our Maze family will miss him dearly. May your soul rest in Heavenly peace my friend'.
Services will be held on Monday, September 12, 2011:
9:00-11:00 a.m. - Viewing
11:00 a.m. Funeral Service
New Covenant Church of Philadelphia
7500 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19119
The funeral home is Beckett, Brown & Hodges, 215-438-9170.
Condolence messages can be left on Maze's website in their guestbook,
Cards can be sent to Bug's daughter, Allison at:
c/o Maze Inc
PO Box 8101
LA, CA 90008