Nicole Brown Simpson's father Louis Brown JR. passed away on Thursday after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. in his home in Dana Point, California according to Hollywood News Daily reports on Saturday, July 5.
Louis Brown JR., was surrounded by his wife Judith and daughters, Denise, Tanya and Dominique.
Denis Brown, 56, the sister of Nicole Brown Simpson confirmed her fathers death to People magazine with a touching tribute to her late father stating,
"My dad was a class act and a gentleman who was always there for us – and for Nicole," she says. "He was a great dad. We are all devastated that he is gone.
"My dad had had Alzheimer's for a while," says Denise. "When his condition took a turn for the worse last Wednesday, my mom called me and said to come home. I flew home from Italy as soon as she called. I got there at 6 p.m., and he passed away not even 12 hours later. My mom said he knew I was there. She said, 'He waited for you to come home.' He was at peace."
Louis Brown JR, was devastated by the murder of his daughter Nicole Brown Simpson whose ex-husband O.J. Simpson was arrested tried and convicted of her and Ronald Goldman's murders.
In 1995 O.J. Simpson was acquitted of the murder charges shocking the millions of people who had been following the O.J. Simpson trial.
Louis Brown JR. is also survived by his children from his first marriage: daughter Wendy, sons Rolf and Tracy and his grandchildren, including Sydney and Justin Simpson.
When speaking of her sister Nicole Brown Simpson's murder she revealed that is was extremely hard on the family, especially her father saying it truly "devastated him."
Denise added, "It's not supposed to happen like that. No parent should ever have to bury a child." (He had already lost a daughter, Margit, from his first marriage, to a longtime illness in 1989.)
O.J. Simpson is currently in prison on a 2008 armed robbery conviction related to a robbery of two sports memorabilia dealers at a Las Vegas hotel.
O.J. was sentenced to 33 years' imprisonment, with a minimum of nine years without parole.Simpson is serving his prison at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nevada.