Marvin Isley, the bassist and youngest member of the hit-making soul and funk band Isley Brothers, has died. He was 56.
Isley died at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Chicago's Weiss Memorial Hospital from complications of diabetes, Weiss spokeswoman Catherine Gianaro said.
Isley retired in 1997 because of his battle with diabetes, which resulted in a double amputation of his legs.
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A Cincinnati native, Isley was not an original member of The Isley Brothers, which first consisted ...