Oprah Winfrey's father, Vernon Winfrey, has died at the age  of 89.

Source : Internet

by wikigiri | Jun 10, 2022 

Oprah confirmed in an Instagram post that her father died in Nashville, Tennessee, on Friday.

Yesterday with family surrounding his bedside I had the sacred honour of witnessing the man responsible for my life

Take his last breath, wrote the media mogul. We can feel the peace entering their passing room.

Details about the funeral plan were not immediately disclosed.

Earlier this week, Oprah surprised her father by throwing a surprise barbecue in Nashville on July 4th.

The event was dubbed Vernon Winfrey Appreciation Day, which included his long 

career as a barber and a barber chair to own his own shop in Nashville for almost 50 years.

Verno served as a member of Nashville's Metro City Council

for 16 years and was a trustee of Tennessee State University.