Steve French


Age: 56

baritone singer and founding member (with his brother Kreis French) of the Southern gospel quartet Kingdom Heirs who had performed regularly at Dolly Parton's Dollywood theme park, churches, and venues throughout the Southeast from 1982 until his retirement in 2014 but had no recent involvement with the organization due to troubling circumstances, who previously traveled with regional groups the Crystal River Boys and the King's Servant.

Cause of Death: Fell to death from a bridge in a double-suicide pact

Born: September 24, 1959

Died: June 22, 2016

Fayetteville, West Virginia