Tommy Debarge passed away.
He’s most known for being in the 70’s group, Switch. Tommy passed away at 64-years-old.
As reported on Yahoo, he passed away on Oct. 21. It’s not clear what caused his death, but the publication points out his health was declining, and he had to be hospitalized. TMZ reports his daughter, Marina Debarge, said her father also battled COVID-19, but didn’t mention any complications from it.
Tommy and his brother Bobby founded the group Switch in 1976 after Bobby left the group White Heat. People online shared special tribute posts. Take a look:
Rest In Perfect Peace Tommy DeBarge; a member of the band Switch, and a member of the DeBarge family. Tommy now joins his brother Bobby in the heavenly band.
Tommy DeBarge ❤💔❤
September 6, 1957 – October 21, 2021 #TommyDeBarge pic.twitter.com/sPM7IT0Utv
— Kiande K. Jakada (@Kiandesworld72) October 21, 2021
Switch was an awesome group. Tommy Debarge was an awesome guitarist, vocalist and songwriter. #RIPTommyDeBarge
— The Chanteezy Is Real ♉️ (@iamchanteezy) October 22, 2021
RIP to the great Tommy DeBarge from Switch🙏🕊 pic.twitter.com/w5w0U9kxJU
— madlib fan acct (@TheRealAntonioA) October 22, 2021
Awweee man!! This sucks!!
— Thee Lost Edges of Candace & Nina🪥 (@nching0) October 21, 2021