Tina Turner has paid an emotional tribute to her “beloved son” Ronnie, following his demise on the age of 62.
In accordance with the PA information company, Ronnie – whose father was the singer Ike Turner – died on Thursday, after reportedly affected by previous well being points.
Ronnie’s spouse, the French singer Afida Turner, confirmed the information of her husband’s demise in an Instagram put up shared on Friday.
In her put up, Afida referred to Ronnie as “a true angel”, and her “best friend”.
Tina additionally paid her respects in an Instagram put up after the information of her son’s demise was made public.
Alongside a black-and-white picture of herself together with her eyes closed, the music legend wrote: “Ronnie, you left the world far too early. In sorrow I close my eyes and think of you, my beloved son.”
Like his well-known mom, Ronnie loved a profession within the music trade as a member of the group Manufactured Funk.
He additionally had a small position within the 1993 Tina Turner biopic “What’s Love Got To Do With It,” starring Angela Bassett and Laurence Fishburne, wherein Ronnie was additionally portrayed by the actor Damon Hines.
In 2018, Tina’s eldest son Craig Turner, whose father was the musician Raymond Hill, died by suicide on the age of 59.
The Grammy-winning singer can also be the adoptive mom of two of her late ex-husband Ike Turner’s sons, Michael and Ike Jr Turner, from earlier relationships.
Ike died of a cocaine overdose in 2007, having struggled with substance abuse points all through his life.