Dexter Scott King, the son of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., died on Sunday at his dwelling in California of prostate most cancers. King was 62.
King was the third youngest youngster of Dr. King and Coretta Scott King. King’s spouse, Leah Weber King, mentioned in a press release that he died in his sleep (through CNN). “He gave it the whole lot and battled this horrible illness till the tip,” she mentioned. “As with all of the challenges in his life, he confronted this hurdle with bravery and may.”
Martin Luther King III, who’s the older brother of Dexter, mentioned he was devastated at his brother’s passing. “It’s arduous to have the precise phrases at a second like this. We ask in your prayers right now for the complete King household,” he mentioned in a press release (through NBC Information).
King was the chairman of The King Heart, a nonprofit group devoted to the legacy of Dr. King and his emphasis on nonviolent activism. King was 7 years previous when his father was shot in Memphis in 1968 (per CNN).
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