Keyshia Cole Reveals Her Father Has Died From COVID-19 Just 4 Months After Losing Her Mother Keyshia Cole announced Monday evening that her father, Leon Cole, has passed away due to complications from COVID-19. Cole posted a beautiful tribute to her adoptive father via Instagram stating, “He’s the entire reason my last name is COLE, The only father I knew, he did such a great job here on earth!!!!!”. Cole’s biological mother, Frankie, passed away over the summer from a drug overdose.
FILE - In this July 6, 2013 file photo, Keyshia Cole visits the pressroom on Day 2 of the 2013 Essence Music Festival at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, in New Orleans. Los Angeles police say Cole was arrested Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, on suspicion of battery and the Grammy-nominated singer was released from custody hours later. Police did not identify who Cole is accused of attacking around 5 a.m. in west Los Angeles. (Photo by Donald Traill/Invision/AP, file)