Update on George Amon Webster

We mentioned last Saturday that former Cathedrals baritone George Amon Webster is battling throat cancer. It recently took a turn for the worse, spreading to other parts of his body. Kasey Kemp, who recently sang with Webster in the Toney Brothers, posted another update to Facebook last night:

George had a Dr appointment today. He received word that the cancer on his neck is inoperable. The Dr is going to continue research for other options. In the meantime George will continue chemo treatments. George has asked that you all please continue to pray and spread the word to your churches and prayer chains. He needs a miracle. Thank you all. George wants you to know he loves each one of you.

Keep praying!


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  1. So sorry to hear. I loved Amon’s easy vocals. He provided a nice blend to the other Cathedrals. Also have two of the Brothers albums (I don’t have the third one) he was on. I still play them after all these years. This is sad. I will keep him in my prayers.

  2. George and the guys from “The Heartland Quartet” gave me my first professional singing job in 1993. From the day I first met “Amon” in 1992, he always treated me with respect and like a son.
    He taught me alot and I will forever be in his debt. I still use the jokes that I heard him tell! And.. I’m sure he heard those same jokes from George Younce. Please pray for Amon, that God will give him strength and his doctors the ability to treat this bout of cancer. God is our Healer and restorer.

  3. Email me Daniel, and I will reply back with more bio info on George Amon and Roy Tremble in the early 90’s.

  4. Will do!

    • I would like to talk to George if he is able to talk. I have arranged a few concerts over the years for him in my area of Joliet, Illinois and several people are concern as to how he is doing. I have him on my prayer chain at my church.

      • Richard, last I heard, George Amon was in hospice. So I’m afraid it probably wouldn’t be possible to talk to him. But I’m not close enough to the situation to know for sure.

      • It is my understanding that George Amon passed away today.