According to WETV, Atkins was the “foundation for Erica & Tina’s broad reaching musical platform”. He was also married to and divorced from their mother “Honey” three times.
Earlier today, Erica and Tina Campbell tweeted the following on their twitter account @therealmarymary:
Our hearts are heavy but we can rejoice knowing our father knew we Loved him RIP Elder Eddie A Atkins Jr. Rest in the arms of Jesus Daddy..
Thanks 4 all the kind words & prayers sent today. Our Dad was a great man, but he’s with Jesus now he taught us how to pray & trust God
Please stay tuned for more details as they arise. For now, keep the family in prayer.