Ronnie James Dio, heavy metal legend and vocalist for Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell and Dio, died early this morning in Houston, after a battle with stomach cancer. He was 67 years old. His wife, Wendy Dio, posted the following statement on his website:
Message from Wendy Dio
Today my heart is broken, Ronnie passed away at 7:45am 16th May. Many, many friends and family were able to say their private good-byes before he peacefully passed away. Ronnie knew how much he was loved by all. We so appreciate the love and support that you have all given us. Please give us a few days of privacy to deal with this terrible loss. Please know he loved you all and his music will live on forever.
– Wendy Dio
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