Heavy Metal Singer Ronnie James Dio Dead At 67 (Photos)


Singer Ronnie James Dio, who replaced Ozzy Osbourne in Black Sabbath, has died at the age of 67, according to his wife.   Read more on Ronnie James Dio’s death below.

Ronnie James Dio has died at the age of 67 of stomach cancer.

His death was announced in a statement on his website from wife Wendy Dio, which read:

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

Ronnie James Dio performed with Black Sabbath, Rainbow, Dio and Heaven & Hell.

Our condolences to the family, friends, and many fans of Ronny James Dio.

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