Gloria Estefan posts memorial to her longtime tour bus driver after his demise from coronavirus
Gloria Estefan posts memorial to her longtime tour bus driver after his demise from coronavirus problems
Gloria Estefan has paid tribute to her tour bus driver after he handed away following problems with coronavirus.
The Rhythm Is Gonna Get You hitmaker, 63, mourned the lack of Ron ‘Bear’ Jones – who had been her tour bus driver for many years – after his current demise because of COVID-19, and praised the motive force as ‘one of the vital loving people’ she has ever met.
She wrote on Instagram Thursday: ‘Ron (Bear) Jones was one of many sweetest, most loving people that I’ve had the privilege to know.
Somber: Gloria Estefan has paid tribute to her tour bus driver Ron Jones after he handed away following problems with coronavirus
‘He was my favourite tour bus driver and was driving us on March 20, 1990 once we had a horrific accident whereas on the Cuts Each Methods tour.
She continued: ‘He rode within the ambulance with me to the hospital holding my hand regardless that he was severely injured himself. He drove us on each tour after that together with my remaining world tour in 2004.’
She then revealed that Jones had ‘misplaced his life … to Covid, saying, ‘Could he relaxation in peace within the data that he was effectively beloved & revered and we are going to miss him rather a lot on this earth. My sincerest condolences to his household and all who beloved him.’
Fellow musician Peter Frampton, 70, commented on Gloria’s submit to supply his personal tribute to the motive force, whom he additionally knew.
In an Insatgram submit, she praised Jones as ‘one of the vital loving people’ she has ever met
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He wrote: ‘Thanks @GloriaEstefan I echo your sort phrases about our expensive pal Bear Jones he was our favorite driver too. A really particular, heat & caring particular person. He shall be missed by so many. A lot love Bear, Your ‘little buddy’ Peter. RIP.’
In the meantime, Estefan lately opened up on her personal expertise with coronavirus, as she mentioned she examined constructive final month after she visited a restaurant with a few of her household and had an encounter with a stranger whom she thinks gave her the virus.
She mentioned: ‘Prior to now few weeks, I’ve been one of many victims of COVID. The explanation I am sharing that is that I need you to know the way extremely contagious that is – I put on my masks all over the place. I went to a restaurant outdoor with some household – three, 4 of us – and all people was damaging. We wore masks all the best way to the desk.
‘Once we left, the one factor that I can think about occurred is that somebody got here as much as me after I was consuming and tapped me on the shoulder. They had been very shut, that they had no masks and so they had been telling me lovely issues.
‘However that is the one factor that I’ve achieved outdoors of my enclosure right here.’
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