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Robert Thomson, Tour Manager for Ozzy Osbourne, Passes Away

Robert “Bobby” Thomson (50), longtime tour manager for Ozzy Osbourne, passed away in his sleep and was discovered this morning in his Detroit hotel room. He was in Detroit with Ozzfest. Thomson had been battling throat cancer for the last 18 months. Born in Wallyford, Scotland, Thomson had worked with Ozzy Osbourne for over 23 years. He is survived by his wife, Terri, and two sons, Kevin (19) and Jacob (10).

“We are devastated by the loss of our dear friend Bobby,” said Ozzy Osbourne. “He has been a part of our family for 23 years and loved very much. He will be greatly missed by all of us. Our sincerest sympathies go out to the Thomson family.”

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