April 23, 2024
Bob Barker, the longtime “Worth is Proper” host who presided over the longest-running daytime sport present in North American tv historical past from 1972 to 2007, died final month on the age of 99. Photograph through YouTube.

Legendary “The Worth is Proper” host Bob Barker died from problems of Alzheimer’s illness, based on a demise certificates made public Tuesday.

The doc, first obtained by TMZ, additionally cites hypertension, hypothyroidism and hyperlipidemia as contributing components within the 99-year-old persona’s demise. Barker by no means publicly disclosed an Alzheimer’s analysis, so it remained unclear how lengthy he might have suffered from the illness.

In an announcement to ABC7, Barker’s longtime companion Nancy Burnet mentioned solely, “Up till two months earlier than Bob Barker’s passing, he routinely participated in dialog and bedside workout routines.”

In line with the station, the certificates signifies his cremated stays will probably be interred later this month at Forest Garden Memorial Park, the place his spouse Dorothy Jo Gideon was buried in 1981.

Barker died at about 8 a.m. Aug. 26 in his longtime Hollywood Hills house, based on Roger Neal, who made the announcement on behalf of Burnet, Barker’s longtime buddy and the co-executor of his property.

One of the vital iconic figures in tv historical past, Barker hosted “The Worth is Proper” from 1972 to 2007. He as soon as held the document for internet hosting probably the most sport present episodes with 6,828, earlier than that mark was damaged in 2014 by “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek.

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