The Daystar Television Network announced Tuesday that Marcus Lamb, the founder, and president of the ministry, has passed away from complications from COVID-19. He was 64.
“It’s with a heavy heart we announce that Marcus Lamb, president and founder of Daystar Television Network, went home to be with the Lord this morning. The family asks that their privacy be respected as they grieve this difficult loss. Please continue to lift them up in prayer,” the network’s Twitter post read.
According to his Daystar bio, Lamb was born in Cordele, Georgia, and raised in Macon. It was there at the age of 15, he began preaching as an evangelist.
Lamb skipped his senior year of high school and enrolled in Lee University located in Cleveland, Tenn., on a full scholarship.
Returning to Macon in December of 1981, Lamb founded the Word of God Fellowship and married Joni Trammell of Greenville, South Carolina in 1982. The couple traveled to more than 20 states during their evangelistic trips together. Marcus was also an ordained bishop in the Church of God.
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