The popular personality of the American music industry, Deon Estus, who was a musician and a singer passed away at the age of 65 on Monday, October 11, 2021. He was best known as a bass player of Wham! and also a bassist on George Michael’s first two solo projects.
The news of his death was confirmed by official social media accounts of the longtime bass player confirmed that the musician died on Monday, October 11. The post reads,” It is with real sadness I post that Deon Estus passed away in the Morning of October 11. He was known as the third member of Wham! Deon was too passionate for his work and loved to interact with his loyal fans”.
Deon Estus Cause of Death?
After a short time of this death, Deon Estus’s partner, Brenda Kaye Pearce also took the support of Facebook and shared a heartfelt message about her last conversation with Deon Estus. She wrote,” On Sunday, October 10, 2021.. Deon Estus – Bassist, Songwriter, Singer, Producer. My dearest, closest partner and significant other of 4 years transitioned and all I can remember is our last conversation the day before.
My heart will need time to heal. RIP Deon. Love you forever”. He was one of the best singers and songwriters who gained his popularity from his hard work and he gained a huge fan following on social media with his amazing singing talent.
Since the news of his demise came out, fans are going crazy after hearing this upsetting news as the singer left the world too soon. Many more tweets can be seen on the Internet who are paying tribute and condolence the death of the singer.
Deon Estus Passed Away at 65
If you are searching for the cause of his death so, let us tell you that the cause of his death has not been revealed by his family and friends. The singer, Deon Estus was born on July 4, 1956, and before joining R&B band Brainstorm as a teenager, he was taught to play the bass guitar by Motown legendary bassist, James Jamerson. With the band, he scored a hit with 1979’s popcorn.
Later, Estus captured the massive attention of Marvin Gaye who also asked him to perform in 1982’s Midnight Love Album but due to his other commitments, he lost the opportunity to become a part of the album, and later, he regretted his decision after Gaye’s death in 1984.
After settling in Europe in the early 80s and there, was living in Belgium and Ireland. He settled there with his family where he landed a position bass in Wham!.
He looked on the band’s studio records, Fantastic and Make It Big. “Me Or The Rumors”, “Heaven Help Me” and “Spell” are the most famous and amazing hit of the singer. When the news went viral among the fans, many people shared their pictures on social media and paid tribute to him. He will always be remembered by his friends and family.