It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of Eric Pheli Moyo, a beloved member of the Joyous Celebration choir. The talented singer, known for his impeccable dress sense and fantastic voice, left us on Wednesday, 20 December 2023.
While some reports suggest that Eric succumbed to a brain bleed after a fall, the gospel choir announced that he passed away from a brief illness, leaving many to question the exact cause of his untimely death. Tributes poured in from fans across social media, as netizens expressed their shock and sorrow.
In a heartfelt statement on Twitter, the Joyous Celebration choir said, “Eric Pheli Moyo, a Zimbabwean-born member of the Joyous Celebration, passed away after a brief illness.
“His untimely passing will leave a deep void in the Joyous family. His legacy will live on through his music, which touched the hearts of many and made a significant contribution to the gospel music genre.”
— Joyous Celebration (@JoyousSA) December 20, 2023
Netizens, shattered by the news, honored Eric Moyo’s memory with heartfelt messages. One user, _peterfute, expressed their grief, saying, “This year has totally refused to end in peace! We have lost yet another talented soul. Rest in peace, Eric Moyo.”
As we mourn the loss of Eric Pheli Moyo, let us remember the joy he brought to the world through his music. His legacy will continue to inspire and uplift, reminding us of the power of music to touch hearts and souls.