Oprah Winfrey is grieving the loss of her father, Vernon Winfrey, who passed on Friday. He was 88.
Oprah Winfrey took to Instagram on Saturday to share the miserable news. The reason for death isn’t known as of now, however it’s been realized that Vernon had been sick for quite a while. The 68-year-old news tycoon honored her dad by reposting the video of the unexpected assembling she tossed for him on the Fourth of July.
She captioned the post, “Under seven days prior we respected my dad in his own terrace. My companion and gospel vocalist Wintley Phipps showed respect to him with tune. He FELT the adoration and delighted in it until he could never again talk.”
Recently, Oprah shared that she surprised her dad with a unique social event of his nearest loved ones. In a video posted on her Instagram – – and shot by her dearest friend Gayle King – – Oprah advises her devotees that she believed the opportunity should praise her debilitated dad, while he was as yet ready to appreciate it.
“In this way, I’ve been arranging a terrace grill that is in excess of a patio grill, it’s for Vernon Winfrey Appreciation Day,” the famous host told the camera as King recorded her as she remained before a flag that read, “Vernon Winfrey Appreciation Day.”
“Since my dad is sick thus we needed to have the option to have every one of his companions come and celebrate him while he can get the delight, so that is the thing we’re doing getting the delight.”
Oprah Winfrey continued, “He doesn’t actually realize this is for him. He believes it’s a Fourth of July thing he doesn’t have a clue about it’s for him.”
Vernon was a hair stylist and business man in Nashville. He claimed Winfrey Barber and Beauty Shop for over 50 years. Oprah’s mother, Vernita Lee, passed on in 2018. She was 83.