Rock and Roll Icon Suffers Stroke, Family Requests ‘Well Wishes and Prayers’

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March 01, 2019Mar 01, 2019

Legendary Rock and Roll icon Jerry Lee Lewis, nicknamed “The Killer,” suffered a stroke on Thursday, February 28th, reported CNN. News about his stroke was not released to the public until the following day.

Lewis, 83, has been in the music industry since 1954. Throughout his career, he has had great success with his rock and roll music. Some of his most notable accomplishments include being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 and making his best-selling album “Last Man Standing.”

"Last night, Jerry Lee Lewis suffered a minor stroke. He is with his family, recuperating in Memphis and the doctors expect a full recovery," noted a statement posted on Lewis’ Facebook page. "The Killer looks forward to getting back into the studio soon to record a Gospel record and on the road performing live for his fans.

“His family requests privacy at this time. Well wishes and prayers are greatly appreciated," the statement added.

Fortunately, Lewis is expected to make a full recovery. A statement from USA Today even confirmed that the music artist does not plan to cancel any of his upcoming shows.

This story is still developing and will be updated if more details are released. Please keep Lewis in your prayers as he recovers.

In other celebrity news, a beloved star from “Who’s the Boss?” passed away recently. Please pray for her family members, as well.