Rob and Darren admitted they were “shocked by the shells” as they had performed alongside the Cannon and Ball star just three weeks ago.
They recounted how three weeks ago we did our last gig with Cannon and Ball and added that their comedic dad was “living up to his old stuff”.
The pair then explained that Bobby was taken to hospital with a lung infection and that when he was there he was tested for the coronavirus and found out he was infected with the virus. .
“We were shocked,” the brothers said.
Darren added, “I was facing him timing him three times a day, he was joking and chatting with the nurses. “
He then said, “Then he refused and was going in the wrong direction. ”
Reflecting on his work with his dad and Tommy Cannon, he continued, “To work with them two absolute legends, we never fill his shoes, he’s our dad – a legend. ”
Bobby, real name Robert Harper, died Wednesday night at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.
A statement from the duo’s management read: “It is with great personal sadness that on behalf of Yvonne Ball, family and Tommy Cannon, I announce that Bobby Ball has passed away at Blackpool Victoria Hospital on October 28, 2020 at around 9.30 pm. .
“Bobby had been taken to the hospital for tests because he had started with respiratory problems. At first it was thought to be a lung infection, but a test came back positive for Covid-19.
“His wife Yvonne said the hospital and staff could not have been more wonderful because they were exceptional at their job and they went out of their way for him and she cannot congratulate them enough.
“She said the family and Tommy would like to express their sincere thanks to the many people who have been fans of Bobby and they know that they will all share in part the great loss and utter sadness that Yvonne, family and Tommy all share.” feel.
“Yvonne added that their need for privacy at this time must be a priority. No other announcement or statement will be made. “