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Rod Stewart mourns the deaths of his brothers: ‘I’ve lost two of my best mates in the space of two months’

rod Stewart She is in mourning following the recent deaths of both her brothers, Don and Bob Stewart, within the space of two months.

The British icon, 77, took to Instagram on Wednesday to announce the news of his brother Bob’s passing. “It is with great sadness that I announce the loss of my brother Bob last night, who joins my brother Don on the great football pitch in the sky,” he said, “Rest in Peace” with a candle flame. Wrote with an image that read.

“I have lost two of my best mates within two months. RIP Don and Bob ‘irreplaceable friend’ Sir Rod Stewart.”

Stewart announced in September that his brother, Don, had died at the age of 94. According to the Los Angeles Times, Stewart is the youngest of five siblings and has two surviving sisters: Peggy and Mary.

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Rod Stewart, right, is mourning the death of his brother Don Stewart.

Rod Stewart, right, is mourning the death of his brother Don Stewart.
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On September 9, the musician took to Instagram to mourn the passing of the late Queen Elizabeth, along with his brother Don. “It’s been a devastating 48 hours,” he began his Instagram caption.

“We lost our brother Don on Tuesday at the age of 94 and today we all lost Queen Elizabeth II at the age of 96,” Stewart said.

“The Queen has been an incredible presence and a great unifier throughout my life. A shining star who will never fade in our hearts and souls. What a privilege it was to perform for her. My deepest condolences to the royal family. God save.” ” King.”

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Stewart’s wife, Penny Lancaster, was a member of the police department. queen elizabeth State funeral in September.

“With all the planning going forward, you can never predict how crowded [going to] The backlash and the dangers that may lie ahead,” the British model and TV personality told Sky News.

Both of Rod Stewart's brothers died within two months of each other this year.

Both of Rod Stewart’s brothers died within two months of each other this year.
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The 51-year-old shared, “But we had excellent training and preparation and luckily, everyone paid their respects appropriately, and we had no incidents to speak of.” “So I’m very grateful for that.”

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Lancaster began volunteering for the force after appearing on the reality TV show “Famous and Fighting Crime,” where celebrities swapped their day jobs with emergency service professionals. An inspired Lancaster went on to become a special police constable City of London Police in April 2021.

“To be able to serve at Her Majesty The Queen’s funeral today, it is the greatest honour,” Lancaster told the PA news agency. “We were in uniform until five this morning, and we don’t know how long we’ll be working. We just want to make sure everyone gets home safe.”

The star said that despite her “long” shifts, “I wouldn’t give it up for the world.”

Lancaster and Stewart tied the knot in 2007.

Stephanie Nolasco of Fox News Digital contributed to this report.