Ronnie Turner, whose father was as soon as Tina’s ex-husband Ike Turner, was as soon as a musician like his oldsters
Published on December 9, 2022 12:35 PM
Ronnie Turner, the son of legendary singer Tina Turner, has died. He was as soon as 62.
Ronnie’s wife, the French singer Afida Turner, confirmed her husband’s loss of life in an Instagram put up that known as him “a correct angel” and her “greatest friend.”
“I did the acceptable to the stay this time I was as soon as no[t] ready to place you. Esteem you for… 17 years here’s terribly very very contaminated and I am very wrathful,” she wrote within the caption of the put up. “Right here’s a tragedy u with your brother Craig and your father Ike Turner and Aline relaxation in paradise… So unfair.”
Afida, who married Ronnie in 2007, was as soon as referring to the loss of life of his older brother Craig, who died by suicide in 2018. Ronnie’s father Ike Turner died in 2007, while his aunt, Tina’s sister Alline Bullock, died in 2010.
Tina Turner also paid tribute to her son, sharing an announcement on social media alongside a black-and-white portrait of herself.
“Ronnie, you left the enviornment a long way too early,” she wrote. “In sorrow I shut my eyes and judge of you, my beloved son.”
A spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Division confirmed to PEOPLE that officers answered to Turner’s tackle in Encino, California at 9:40 a.m. for a loss of life investigation provocative a male.
The spokesperson might well likely now not verify the person’s identity.
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TMZ, which was as soon as first to account the news, said the person that known as 911 said Ronnie was as soon as having bother respiratory, and at final stopped respiratory. Despite CPR attempts by bystanders, he was as soon as pronounced uninteresting on the scene by responding paramedics.
Tina, 83, welcomed Ronnie with then-husband Ike in 1960. He joined older brother Craig, whom Tina had at age 18 with saxophonist Raymond Hill, even though Ike later adopted Craig.
Tina Turner and son Ronnie.
The “Proud Mary” singer relinquished her American citizenship in 2013, and has lived in Europe with her German account-executive husband Erwin Bach since 1995.
Ronnie was as soon as an executed musician like his oldsters, and performed in a band known as Manufactured Funk. He also had a small piece in his mother’s 1993 biopic What’s Esteem Obtained to Form with It.