Keyshia Cole’s adoptive father, Leon Cole, has died from COVID-19 complications the singer confirmed on Instagram.
“Unfortunately my father didn’t make it through his complications, due to covid-19,” wrote the singer on Instagram sharing a photo of the two.
The singer made a touching tribute to her late father highlighting his dedication and devotion to her.
“So here we are [heartbroken emojis]. He’s the entire reason my last name is COLE, The only father I knew, he did such a great job here on earth!!!!! He made sure (Even tho he wasn’t my biological father) to keep a stable foundation and roof over all of our heads during our upbringing!!!!”
The “Heaven Sent” singer added that her father taught her valuable lessons on religion, values, and relationships.
She adds: “He was the greatest example of love, 51 years of marriage to my mother Yvonne Cole. Seriously the most loving guy I’ve ever known. And he’s gonna be missed so much! I hate that this has happened !!! And that I’ve now lost two beautiful souls within a few months from each other.”
His death comes just four months following the passing of Keyshia’s biological mother, Frankie Lons.