Sheldon Reynolds dead: How did Sheldon Reynolds die?

Sheldon Maurice Reynolds was born on September 13, 1959, and lived until May 23, 2023.

Sheldon Reynolds was an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

He was a member of bands Sun, The Commodores, and Earth, Wind & Fire.

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Reynolds began playing the guitar when he was eight years old, and by the age of 12 was considered a prodigy.

He went on to become an alumnus of The University of Cincinnati.

Reynolds eventually embarked on a professional musical career. At first, he toured with singer Millie Jackson. Reynolds later joined the R&B band Sun, with whom he recorded three albums.

In 1983 he became a member of The Commodores. With the Commodores he sang on their 1985 LP Nightshift and then played on their 1986 album United. Altogether he featured with the band for four years.

Reynolds then joined Earth, Wind, & Fire (EWF) in the roles of lead guitarist and co-vocalist. He went on to play on EWF’s LPs Touch The World (1987), The Best of Earth, Wind & Fire, Vol. 2 (1988), Heritage (1990), Millennium (1993) and In The Name of Love (1997).

With EWF he earned a Grammy nomination in 1994 in the category of Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals for the song “Sunday Morning”. As a member of the band, Reynolds was inducted into the NAACP Image Award Hall of Fame.

Reynolds died on May 23, 2023, at the age of 63.

Sheldon Reynolds dead: How did Sheldon Reynolds die?

Sheldon Reynolds died from emphysema(Emphysema is generally caused by cigarette smoking or long-term exposure to certain industrial pollutants or dust. A small percentage of cases are caused by a familial or genetic disorder).