NewsOne gallery of the celebrities we lost in 2018.

In Memoriam: Celebrities We Lost In 2018 was originally published on newsone.com

1. Edwin Hawkins, 74

Edwin Hawkins, 74

Edwin Hawkins, known for gospel crossover hit “Oh Happy Day” in 1969, died after a long battle with pancreatic cancer Monday, January 15, in Pleasanton, Calif., east of San Francisco.