Marvin Gay, Sr.



Age: 84


Summary: fundamentalist minister at the House of God ministry congregation and father of influential Motown singer-songwriter Marvin Gaye who gained notoriety when he had pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter but served only less than five years on probation after he shot and killed his superstar son following an argument at their Los Angeles, California mansion on April 1, 1984.



Cause of Death: Pneumonia


Born: October 1, 1914


Died: October 10, 1998


Location: Culver City, California