"I've lost my hero, my biggest influence, and the one I could always turn to," says Michael. "He taught me how to sing and instilled in me a love for gospel music. My world will never be the same. Thank you so much for your outpouring of love and prayers."
Aubine owned and operated a music store, Biney's Music, in Wallace N.C., for many years and was a member at Corinth Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Lena; his sons, Michael and wife, Marcie of Nashville, Tenn., and Biney and wife, Beverly of Teachey, N.C.; grandchildren, Jessica English Whitley, Megan Cook and husband, Keith, Sean English and Isabella English; great-grandchildren, Alexis Whitley, Madison Whitley, Asia Whitley, Chloe Whitley, Macie Whitley, Stella Cook and Ruby Cook and numerous nieces, nephews and friends who loved Aubine dearly.
Those wishing to send an online condolence message may do so here. Cards may be mailed for Michael or his family to this address:
Stevens Management Group
2861 Call Hill Rd.
Nashville, TN 37211