Robert Yancy, Son of The Late Natalie Cole, Dead at 39

16 August, 2017, 15:05 | Author: Kristopher Anderson
  • Natalie Cole and Robert Yancy at Cole's 60th birthday party in 2010 in Beverly Hills

According to the outlet, Yancy died of natural causes, pending the completion of an autopsy and toxicology tests.

According to a report from TMZ, Yancy's body was found in his apartment earlier this week, after a concerned friend, who hadn't heard from him in some time, went to check on him.

The son of legendary singer Natalie Cole was found dead Monday night, and he was only 39. Three decades prior, his father, pastor and gospel musician Marvin Yancy, died on March 22, 1985 at the age of 34, with his cause of death likewise listed as a heart attack.

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Natalie Cole - an Evening with Brent Shapiro Foundation Summer Spectacular in Beverly Hills, September 14, 2014. "Our mother and sister well-beloved, we will miss her very much and will remain UNFORGETTABLE in our hearts forever", he had jointly testified in a press release written with her aunts, Timolin and Casey Cole, in reference to the title Unforgettable (Unforgettable in French), tribute and remake of Natalie Cole with her late dad.

Family members say that Yancy, who worked in the music industry, had never abused drugs and was "turning his life around". "Damn, Robert Yancy, Natalie Cole's only surviving son and accomplished drummer has died", one fan wrote in repsonse to the tragic news.

'He told me he was very depressed about his mother's passing, saying she was the best mom in the world and he loved her deeply and he didn't want her legacy to fade away, ' explains the source.

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