Obie Benson



Age: 69


Summary: baritone member of the legendary Motown singing group the Four Tops and cowriter of Marvin Gaye's hit song What's Going On, whose group sold more than 50 million records recorded hit songs such as Baby I Need Your Loving and I Can't Help Myself, who remained active with the group into his 60s spending more than a third of each year performing on the road.



Cause of Death: Lung cancer


Born: June 14, 1936


Died: July 1, 2005


Location: Detroit, Michigan