With that group, Marvin scored a No. Marvin Isley, the bass backbone of his sibling band The Isley Brothers, died Monday in Chicago at age 56. The eldest of the Isley Brothers, Kelly started singing with his brothers at church. Entertainment Television, LLC A Division of NBCUniversal. ... Clavis Vernon Isley. Online Pennsylvania Death Certificates, Death Indexes and Obituaries. The cause of death has not yet been announced, though Isley suffered from diabetes severe enough to have caused him to leave the band in 1997. After striking out as part of a trio with older brother Ernie and cousin Chris, the threesome joined their older brothers in 1973, who had found success with such seminal tracks as "Shout," "Twist and Shout" and "It's Your Thing" in the '60s. The cause of death has not yet been announced, though Isley suffered from diabetes severe enough to have caused him to leave the band in 1997. Topics King Curtis, Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield and Sam Cooke. Cousin and Isley keyboardist Chris Jasper told the New York Times that Marvin died at an inpatient hospice at Weiss Memorial Hospital, where he had been residing after suffering complications from diabetes. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Donna Isley Wilson and her husband Don of Whitsett; one granddaughter, Kristie Smith and her husband Derek; three great-granddaughters, Meredith, Madelyn and Molly; one sister, Luona Burwell; one brother, Donald Isley and his wife Mary Lee; and numerous nieces and nephews. The Isley Brothers were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1992. The original group continued to perform under their brand name while Marvin, Ernie, and Chris became Isley-Jasper-Isley. A native of Alamance County, he was married to Nellie Ingold Isley for 71 years and was the son of the late Richard Freeman Isley and the late Vivian Foster Isley. The cause of death has not yet been announced, though Isley suffered from diabetes severe enough to have caused him to leave the band in 1997. O'Kelly "Kelly" Isley Jr. (25 December 1937 – 31 March 1986) was an American singer and one of the founding members of the family group The Isley Brothers. Vernon Isley, the youngest member of The Isley Brothers musical group, was killed after he was hit by a car while riding his bicycle. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving in World War II. ... Richard passed away of cause of death on month day 2004, at age 75 at death place. |, Rich and Thompson Funeral and Cremation Service. O'Kelly Isley, one of the six Isley Brothers who sold more than 12 million records including the Grammy Award winning "It's Your Thing," is dead, it was learned Wednesday. Online remembers the ones we've lost this year in our Celebrity Deaths: 2010's Fallen Stars photo gallery. The cause of death has not yet been announced, though Isley suffered from diabetes severe enough to have caused him to leave the band in 1997. Gigi Hadid Gives Birth, Welcomes First Baby With Zayn Malik. By the late ’60s, while still of high school age, Isley formed a trio with older brother Ernie and brother-in-law Chris Jasper. He was 56. Harold was a lifelong member of Grace United Methodist Church and currently a member at Davis Street United Methodist Church. The new lineup would release 3 + 3, their first album to go platinum. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Avril Core Rhodes and Helen Ward and one brother, Richard F. Isley, Jr. E! For the ’90s, Marvin once again became an Isley Brother. Marvin Isley, the bass backbone of his sibling band The Isley Brothers, died Monday in Chicago at age 56. At other times, the family will receive friends at the residence of his daughter, Donna Wilson of Whitsett. 1 R&B single with “Caravan of Love.”. Harold V. Isley, 92, of Burlington, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Between 1957 and 1959, the Isleys would record for labels such as Teenage and X. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Harold Vernon Isley, please visit our floral store.