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Bill Gates Loses His 94-Year-Old Father To Illness



Billionaire and founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates has disclosed in an official statement that his father, William Gates Sr has died at the age of 94.

Bill Gates praised his father and said on social media how he’ll miss him. The CEO of Microsoft revealed how fortunate his family is to have William Gates as a father.

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William Gates Sr died peacefully at home surrounded by his family.

Bill Gates revealed that his dad supported and inspired him to leave Havard University to co-found a company with Paul Allen in 1975.

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“We will miss him more than we can express right now. We are feeling grief but also gratitude.”

“My dad’s passing was not unexpected he was 94 years old and his health had been declining, so we have all had a long time to reflect on just how lucky we are to have had this amazing man in our lives for so many years.

“My dad’s wisdom, generosity, empathy, and humility had a huge influence on people around the world.” Bill Gates said in a statement on social media.

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