Paul Vinson Death, Obituary – “Daddy” Yesterday, Paul Vinson, a former member of the Dixie Echoes who performed as a baritone singer and played guitar, passed away accompanied by his family. He had been a member of the band for many years. Throughout his career, Vinson was a musician who was able to play in each of these roles. He had lived 91 years and was able to reflect on his life. Because of his great voice and amusing demeanor, fans of gospel music from all over the United States fell in love with Daddy Paul. Daddy Paul became very popular in the gospel music community.
His great recognition can be traced back mostly to the song “Hallelujah Square,” which is widely recognized as his defining piece of work. During this sad time, the Vinson and Shelnut families would appreciate it very much if you could keep his wife, Billie, as well as the rest of the family in your thoughts and prayers. Dad was and always was such a wonderful illustration of what an outstanding father should be like. Every time one of us required his assistance, he was there for us, and he never failed to be there for us! thanked and adored the Lord with everything that was in him. It is impossible for us to put into words how much we adore you and how much we are going to miss you.