Little Richard Will Be Laid to Rest at His Alma Mater Oakwood University


Little Richard Will Be Laid to Rest at His Alma Mater Oakwood University

The legendary Rock and Roll pioneer is set to be buried this coming Wednesday, May 20 in the Alabama historically black college where he once studied theology.

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Rock and roll pioneer Little Richard will be laid to rest on the grounds of his Alabama alma mater.

A private funeral is set to take place on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 when the “Tutti Frutti” hitmaker will be buried at Oakwood University’s Oakwood Memorial Gardens, director Gerald Kibble tells The Associated Press.

The groundbreaking musician studied theology at the historically black college, owned by officials at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, in the late 1950s, according to his good friend, Pastor Bill Minson.

Little Richard lost his battle with bone cancer in Tennessee on May 9, 2020. He was 87.