Earth, Wind & Fire Drummer Fred White Passes Away at 67

Drummer Fred White, from the iconic group Earth, Wind & Fire, has passed away at 67. His brother and fellow band member, Verdine White, announced the news on Instagram.

“He joins our brothers Maurice, Monte and Ronald in heaven and is now drumming with the angels,” Verdine wrote in his post, accompanied by pictures of Fred.

Maurice White died in 2016, Monte White died in 2020 and Roland Bautista died in 2012.

“Child protégé, member of the EWF ORIGINAL 9, with gold records at the young age of 16 years old! He was brother number 4 in the family lineup. But more than that at home and beyond he was the wonderful bro that was always entertaining and delightfully mischievous!,” Verdine continued.

This report will be updated.