WATCH: Tributes pour in for gospel star Lundi Tyamara
TshisaLIVE | 2017-01-27 08:32:23.0
Fans rush to Twitter to pay tribute to Lundi Tyamara.
Image by: Via Twitter
As South Africans woke up to the news of gospel star Lundi Tyamara’s death on Friday morning, social media has been filled with an outpouring of tributes.
The gospel singer’s manager and cousin Anele Hlazo told TshisaLIVE that the news was a devastating blow to his family.
“Lundi put up a gallant fight against his illness, but God’s will prevailed. We ask that his fans,supporters and followers join us in celebrating his life,” said Anele.
Fans have taken to social media to offer their condolences his family.
Back in the days in March 2012 with my homeboy my friend #lundityamara RIP My Hommie pic.twitter.com/MFSwL5tBNS
— #Back to reality (@thabs116) January 27, 2017
You are in a better place now, You have kept your promise,you have done what you have called; Your lap ends here, You fought ✊ #LundiTyamara
— Thabang Moshoeleli (@Tee_Moshoeleli) January 27, 2017
#LundiTyamara God has taken His worshiper to reside with Him in Heaven. R.I.P
— #Sam_Q (@qaphe3) January 27, 2017
May his soul rest in peace #lundityamara pic.twitter.com/ei8k5JMNTV
— Tumi Ndlovu (@boity_samy) January 27, 2017
Thank you for the music #lundityamara pic.twitter.com/ayQXEKw8BI
— #TheStream (@PerezMaphuti) January 27, 2017
Friends, fans and family united for a community prayer session at the Central Methodist Church on Thursday night, with hope that the star would “pull through”.
Lundi died during the early hours of Friday morning at Edenvale Hospital after a long battle with stomach TB and liver complications. The gospel star’s condition took a turn for the worse on Monday and was moved to ICU, where he was placed on life support.