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More Details on Usher's Father's Death

January 22, 2008 (2:26 am) GMT
Usher's father, Usher Terry Raymond III, passed away at an Atlanta hospital on Friday, January 18 and a funeral is set to take place this week at the Taylor funeral home chapel in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Report on the death of 's father has been made public just yesterday, and here comes an official confirmation from the R&B star's representative about the unfortunate.

Usher's father, named Usher Terry Raymond III, passed away at an Atlanta hospital on Friday, January 18, a representative for Usher confirmed to People, adding that the cause of death was not immediately known.

While Usher himself has not yet available for comment, it's been confirmed that a funeral has been set to take place this week at the Taylor funeral home chapel in Chattanooga, Tenn.

MediaTakeOut.com who was the first to report the bad news, said that Usher, wife Tameka Foster, and his mother Jonetta Patton were all at Usher Terry Raymond III's bedside by the time he passed away.

Patton and Usher Terry Raymond III split shortly after Usher was born. Usher's father was reported to struggle with a long-running addiction to crack cocaine, but managed to keep in touch with the singer throughout his personal troubles.

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