[Instagram/ Tom Fletcher]
Tom Fletcher has been flooded with support from fans and loved ones after the the devastating passing of his uncle Bill.
The dad of three revealed that his uncle had suddenly passed away last Friday, as he took to social media to share a heartfelt message.
Posting a tribute to his uncle alongside a throwback picture of himself as a little boy, Tom wrote: “My Uncle Bill sadly and unexpectedly passed away last Friday.
He was a lovely man and I didn’t see him anywhere near as often as I’d have liked.”
He continued: “I have really fond memories of him from my childhood, one in particular when he let me sit on his lap and drive his car…on the main roads…
“I was about 4 (I’m told times were different back then so definitely don’t try it!)!”
[Instagram/ Giovanna Fletcher]
The singer – who is father to Buzz, four, Buddy, two and newborn baby Max – also expressed how sorry he was that his uncle had never got the chance to meet his children.
“I often see Bill in my son’s faces and it saddens me that he only got to meet one of them, they would all have loved him.
“My thoughts and love are with the whole family right now. We’ll miss you Uncle Bill. X.”
Following the post, the McFly singer was flooded with condolences from fans and loved ones, with bandmate’s Harry Judd’s wife Izzy writing: “Sorry to read this Tom”.
While another follower added: “Sorry for your sad loss Tom sending condolences to your family at this sad time”.
A third follower chipped in: “I’m sorry to hear this. Keep your head up and you can make new memory’s with max x”.