‘Wheel of Fortune’ co-host Vanna White mourns death of her dad Herbert White Jr.

Vanna White is lamenting the lack of her father, Herbert White Jr., who died on April 1 on the age of 96, she revealed.

“It’s with nice unhappiness that I inform you my 96 12 months previous dad handed away peacefully this morning,” she wrote on Twitter. “He lived a full and blissful life and will likely be remembered as one of many kindest and most great human beings of North Myrtle Seaside. I really like you a lot dad. RIP #love #bestdadever.”

Final 12 months, White, 64, stated her father was doing properly and that she was in fixed communication with him.

“He’s nice,” she advised fellow co-host Pat Sajak when he requested her how her father was doing. “I name him each morning to say, ‘Good morning’ and that I really like him. He’s particular.”

Per the Daily Mail, the late 96-year-old was not White’s organic father. The outlet stated White was raised by the actual property dealer in North Myrtle Seaside, South Carolina, after her actual father, Miguel Angel Rosich, and her mom, Joan, cut up whereas White was nonetheless an toddler.

White would take up her stepfather’s final title previous to touchdown the job on “Wheel” in 1982.

She would go on to obtain a star on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame on April 20, 2006.

The information of his demise comes shortly after the demise of White’s longtime Hollywood pal and “Full Home” star Bob Saget, who died in January on the age 65 in Orlando, Florida.

“Bob Saget and I had been next-door neighbors earlier than we discovered success. I’ll at all times bear in mind the assist and confidence we gave one another as we struggled to begin our careers and was so blissful that our friendship got here full circle after I guest-starred on ‘Full Home,’” White advised Fox Information Digital in a heartfelt assertion on on the time.

“I’ll miss the laughs,” added the hostess.

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