Rufftone and Daddy Owen release details of their late dad’s funeral

Image: Daddy Owen with big brother, Rufftone

The Family of Mwatiai is mourning the loss of their dad as revealed by his son’s who happen to be top gospel artists in the country.

From what the said is that their father suffered a heart attack after dining with their mother on Saturday evening and even before they could perform some first aid, Mzee Josephat Mwatia did not make it.

At the moment they are making plans for his burial and speaking to Pulse the two gospel artists revealed that their father will be laid to rest at their home in Eshisiru in Kakamega next weekend. Rufftone said,

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“It is of course a very trying time for us as a family but God has given us grace. We are standing strong,”

Daddy Owen who is Rufftone’s younger brother also had this to say about his dad…

“Our dad was having a normal evening with our mum at home and at some point, he excused himself to go to the toilet. Suddenly, he fell down and when our mother rushed there, he complained of chest pain. In a matter of seconds, he was dead,”

He went on to add that his father will be laid to rest on October 21st after they had a successful fundraising at Nairobi Pentecostal Church. He said,

“The burial will take place next Saturday (October 21) and preparations are on. We will be travelling to Kakamega next week to get all that ready,” he noted.


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