Bobby Womack beat cancer, but today (June 27th) he has left the fight. Earlier today,
reports surfaced that Bobby Womack had passed away at the age of 70.
While the causes of his death are unknown, Womack battled with suspected colon cancer since early 2012. On May 23rd, 2014, Womack underwent surgery to remove a tumor, which was revealed to be cancer-free. In January of 2013, it was revealed that Womack was suffering from early stage Alzheimer’s disease.
Womack’s last performance was at Bonaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, TN on June 14th. Womack was scheduled to begin touring in Europe starting July 19th at Paradiso Grote Zaal in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
AllHipHop will update the story as more details emerge.