Breaking: 1970’s Teen Idol and Heart Throb David Cassidy Dies at 67 Years Old

David Cassidy, star of The Partridge Family, dies at 67 years of age. Cassidy was a teen idol and heart throb for the hit TV series in the 1970’s. He died in a Fort Lauderdale hospital due to kidney failure and multiple organ failure.

Cassidy played Keith Partridge on ABC’s sitcom about a family band. Two of their songs, “I Think I Love You” and “I Woke Up In Love This Morning,” became major hits. After Partridge Family, Cassidy recorded solo albums. Later in his career, he was plagued by personal problems. He racked up at least three DUI arrests within five years, filed bankruptcy, went through three divorces, was charged with hit and run in 2015, and had problems with alcohol. In February of this year, he admitted to having dementia and was going to stop touring.

According to reports, Cassidy is survived by his son, Beau; a daughter, actress Katie Cassidy; and three half-brothers, Shaun, Patrick and Ryan.

Joseph T. Lee, © November 21, 2017, The Lantern & Shield Times LLC


Author: Joseph Lee

Joseph Lee is an entrepreneur who owns a “Christ Centered” business as well as he is the President and lead minister for Marketplace Evangelism Ministries, Inc. He most recently graduated from Liberty University Rawlings School of Divinity with a Masters in Pastoral Ministries. He was recently ordained and will continue to work as a co-vocational minister and businessman in the corporate world. In previous professions, Joseph was in law enforcement and was almost killed in the line of duty. It was then that he realized that God had spared his life and he was being called into the ministry. Joseph has also been involved in a music ministry and co-produced his solo album called “Shield of Faith” which is offered on iTunes. He also has a diverse background in acting and has appeared in a major motion picture as well as on several television shows on the Discovery Channel. God has changed his life in a way that he is on fire for Christ and shares the Gospel with all who are lost without hope. Joseph is the Managing Partner, an Editor, and a Contributor for The Lantern & Shield Times for Faith and other news stories.

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