January 21, 2008 22:29

Usher's father passes away

R&B star's father dies in hospital

Usher's father passes away
The father of R&B star Usher has passed away in an Atlanta hospital.

Usher Raymond III died on Friday (January 18), the cause of death has not been made public yet.

The funeral will take place in Chattanooga, TN reports People.com.

Usher himself became a father to Usher Raymond V in November of last year, with wife Tameka Foster.

--By our New York staff.
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