Eddie Van Halen has been cremated, in response to TMZ, who obtained a document of the demise certificates.
The ashes of the Van Halen co-founder, who died at age 65 following a battle with throat most cancers on Oct. 6, went to his son Wolfgang. Per the outlet, Eddie’s needs had been to have his ashes scattered within the ocean off Malibu, the coastal Southern California city the place he lived.
Wolfgang, 29, was Van Halen’s youngest member. The band, whose remaining lineup additionally consisted of Eddie’s brother Alex Van Halen and David Lee Roth, formally broke up when Eddie died. Wolfgang now performs with the band Mammoth WVH.
Eddie died together with his spouse Janie Liszewski by his facet. The 2 tied the knot in 2009. Wolfgang, who’s the son of Eddie and his first spouse, actress Valerie Bertinelli, confirmed the information of his father’s demise on Instagram.
“I am unable to consider I am having to jot down this, however my father, Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, has misplaced his lengthy and arduous battle with most cancers this morning,” Wolfgang shared together with his followers on the time. “He was the perfect father I might ever ask for. Each second I’ve shared with him on and off stage was a present. My coronary heart is damaged and I do not suppose I will ever totally get better from this loss. I like you a lot, Pop.”