In Memoriam|

The Turtles in 1967 (left to right): Al Nichol, Chip Douglas, John Barbata, Mark Volman, Jim Tucker, Howard Kaylan.(promo photo from White Whale Records)

[Editor’s note: Bad enough losing one child but two? Our sympathies to the Brown family.] By Lynette Rice, Yahoo Entertainment | More tragedy involving Bobby Brown’s family: His 28-year-old son is dead, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed to PEOPLE.

Bobby Brown, Jr., was found in his L.A.-area home, according to TMZ, which was first to report the news. Born in 1992, Bobby, Jr. was the son of singer Brown and Kim Ward. No cause of death has been revealed at this time.

A representative for Bobby, Jr. did not immediately respond to EW’s request for comment.

Bobby, Jr. is preceded in death by his half-sister, Bobbi Kristina Brown. She was found unconscious in her Georgia home in January 2015 and placed in a medically induced coma. She was removed from the ventilator six months later.

Whitney Houston was the stepmother of Bobby, Jr. She died in 2012, at 48.

After Bobby, Jr.’s death, his brother Landon [Brown] shared a black-and-white photo of his late sibling to Instagram, writing in the caption, “I love you forever King.”


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Other Notable Musicians’ Deaths…

November 2020

18: László Benko, 77, Hungarian keyboardist (Omega).

17: Bobby Brown, Jr., 28, American singer/performer.

16: Bruce Swedien, 86, American audio engineer and producer, Grammy winner (1983, 1987, 1990, 1992, 1996).

14: Des O’Connor, 88, English television presenter (The Des O’Connor Show, Des O’Connor Tonight), comedian and singer (“I Pretend”), complications from a fall.

13: Walter C. Miller, 94, American television producer (Grammy Awards); Kico Slabinac, 76, Croatian pop singer (“Tvoj djecak je tužan”); Doug Supernaw, 60, American country musician (“I Don’t Call Him Daddy”, “Reno”, “Not Enough Hours in the Night”), lung and bladder cancer.

12: Lynn Kellogg, 77, American singer and actress (Hair, Charro!), COVID-19; Jim Tucker, 74, American guitarist (The Turtles) (“Happy Together”).


11: Adrian Cionco, 48, Argentine bass player (La Mosca), heart failure; Mo3, 28, American rapper, shot; Andrew White, 78, American jazz saxophonist and musicologist.

10: Alec Baillie, American bassist (Choking Victim, Leftöver Crack); DJ Spinbad, 46, American DJ (WHTZ) and record producer; Rahayu Supanggah, 71, Indonesian composer.



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