On Feb. 5, 2022, IFBB Professional Tom Prince gave up the ghost whilst struggling with most cancers. Prince had competed within the 1990’s and early 2000’s. The spotlight of his occupation was once his victory on the 1997 NPC Nationals. He additionally positioned 3rd on the 2001 Night time of Champions. Sadly, he retired in 2002 because of kidney issues, however he remained hooked up to the game as a fan and thru his many friendships.
A number of of the ones pals posted tributes to pay their respects to Prince. A few of the first was once Bob Cicherillo, who thought to be Prince a easiest good friend and named him the godfather to his daughter.
“TOM PRINCE gave up the ghost early this morning together with his spouse Becca at his facet. Tommy Boy fought a really perfect combat for a few years, struggling with a bunch of well being problems however in the end most cancers was once an excessive amount of. He was once a champion, and one among my closest pals, Tom and Becca are Godfather and Godmother to our daughter Milania. Tommy and I educated in combination as IFBB Execs, however spent extra time speaking about lifestyles, our youngsters (Tom has two from a prior marriage) and philosophy, his ever-present Masters in English Lit all the time reward. He’ll all the time be remembered as a really perfect husband to Bec, father, uncle, brother and good friend. Relaxation in peace my brother.”
Are compatible Rockstar Display host and IFBB Girls’s Bodybuilding Professional Isabelle Turelle was once additionally pals with Prince, and she or he shared her ideas on Fb.
“It’s actually heartbreaking to listen to of the passing of IFBB Professional Tom Prince. He was once a fantastic athlete and nice good friend. At all times beloved. By no means Forgotten. Ceaselessly overlooked.”
A number of different notable names within the recreation posted their very own tributes right through social media, both in feedback or on their very own posts.
“Tom was once actually nice to me, all the time handled me so neatly. My condolences.” – Ron Partlow, IFBB Professional
“Condolences to his circle of relatives. RIP Tom.” – Milos Sarcev, IFBB Professional and Trainer
“Relaxation in Peace, Tom Prince.” – Shawn Ray, IFBB Corridor of Famer
“Heartbreaking to listen to this unhappy information. Tom Prince was once all the time a gentleman each and every unmarried time I noticed him. He was once the primary professional to mention excellent good fortune to me behind the curtain on the 2001 Night time of Champions. #RIP Champ.” Victor Martinez, 2007 Arnold Vintage Champion
Prince is survived by way of his spouse, Becca, and two youngsters. Everybody at M&F sends their condolences to Prince’s circle of relatives, pals, and lovers.