Rock icon Joey “Pepe” Smith passed away on Monday morning, January 28, as confirmed by his daughter Daisy Smith-Owen in a Facebook post. He was 71.
In her post, Daisy wrote her farewell message to Pepe who was part of the band “Juan dela Cruz” known for their hit songs “Beep Beep,” “Balong Malalim,” and “Titser’s Enemy No. 1” among others.
She wrote: “Thank you for everything papa bear ko. Thank you for being the best dad in the world. I know youre in the best place now, no more pains papa.. i will see you in few days. I love you to the moon and back. 🙏”
According to Daisy, Pepe was rushed to the hospital on Monday morning before he passed.
(Photo source: Facebook – Joseph Smith/ @daisy.smith.5011)