Music Legend Jeff Stice dies due to Covid-related fall

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Local music legend Jeff Stice passed away last week due to a Covid-related fall, according to his Facebook page.

The Edmonson County native, known as Mr. Piano man, studied piano at Western Kentucky University. He was famous all around for his Christian music.

After Stice graduated from high school he went on to major in piano performance at WKU.

Stice played with several different award winning quartets.

He was voted musician of the year in 2007 by the Southern Gospel Music Guild. He received the Favorite Musician of the Year award in 2009 and 2012 at the Southern Gospel Fanfare. In 2007 he was voted into the Edmonson County Music Hall of Fame in Brownsville, Kentucky.

In 2010 and 2011 he received Grammy and Dove award nominations for the album Love Came Calling.

Last Tuesday, Stice passed away due to a bad fall on August 28th. The Jeff Stice recovery fund on his Facebook page says that he passed out due to severe dehydration from covid.

At 61-years-old, Stice died peacefully in his sleep, according to Patton Funeral Home.