RIP: Calvin Simon Of Parliament-Funkadelic Passes Away At 79

January 11, 2022

Calvin Simon of the legendary group Parliament-Funkadelic has passed away at the age of 79. Simon’s death was confirmed by Bootsy Collins, his former Parliament bandmate.

In a post on his Instagram, Collins wrote, “We lost another Original member of Parliament/Funkadelic. A friend, bandmate, and a cool classic guy, Mr. Calvin Simon was a former member of Parliament/Funkadelic.”

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George Clinton, the group’s lead singer also posted about Simon on his Facebook page that read, “Rest in peace to my P-Funk brother Mr. Calvin Simon. Longtime Parliament-Funkadelic vocalist. Fly on Calvin.”

A cause of death has not been revealed at this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones.