The remarkable Bishop Walter Hawkins passed away on Sunday July 11th at age 61. He died in his home due to a long battle with Pancreatic Cancer. Founder of the Love Center Church in Oakland, California, Hawkins was a pastor, singer, songwriter, producer, husband, and father. Writing timeless songs like “Going up Yonder”, “Thank You”, and “A Change”, he used every bit of himself to glorify God. Hawkins has made an intense impact in gospel will always be remembered as one of the greats.