Oprah Winfrey is mourning the loss of her father reports TMZ.
Her father, Vernon Winfrey has passed away at the age of 88 after battling cancer. TMZ noted, “One of Vernon’s longtime employees confirmed to TMZ that he died Friday night in East Nashville, TN.” Oprah wrote, “Vernon Winfrey 1933-2022.Less than a week ago we honored my father in his own backyard. My friend and gospel singer Wintley Phipps saluted him with song. He FELT the love and reveled in it until he could no longer speak. Yesterday with family surrounding his bedside I had the sacred honor of witnessing the man responsible for my life, take his last breath. We could feel Peace enter the room at his passing. That Peace still abides. All is well. Thank you for your prayers and good thoughts “
Oprah lost her mother, Vernita Lee in 2018 at the age of 83. We send our love and condolences!