Mötley Crüe’s frontman, Vince Neil, recently posted a series of photos on his Instagram account and declared that his father passed away on March 5, 2021, and paid tribute to their beloved Odie who will be deeply missed.

While fans have been following the social media accounts of Mötley Crüe stars to receive some good news considering ‘The Stadium Tour‘ which was postponed indefinitely, Vince Neil made a shocking announcement. In his latest Instagram post, Vince Neil included numerous photos with his father ‘Odie,’ and revealed that he recently passed away.

In the caption of his post, Vince Neil shared the deep sadness that he felt upon his father’s passing but went on to say that at least he passed away surrounded by his loved ones. He bid farewell to his father while saying that although he’ll be missed, it’s nice to think that he’ll be reunited with Vince Neil’s mother and their dog Cali.

Here’s what Vince Neil said in the caption of his Instagram post:

“With a broken heart I’m sad to say, we lost a beautiful man last night, my Father Clois Odell Wharton, our beloved ‘Odie.’ He died peacefully surrounded by loved ones. He was 83 years young.

We are going to miss you, Dad. Have fun with Mom and Cali in heaven,
R.I.P 3-5-2021💔”

Click here to check out the photos that Vince Neil posted on his Instagram account.