Legendary Parliament-Funkadelic keyboardist Bernie Worrell has died at the age of 72, according to a Facebook post by his wife. “At 11:54, June 24, 2016, Bernie transitioned Home to The Great Spirit. Rest in peace, my love — you definitely made the world a better place. Till we meet again, vaya con Dios. Check BernieWorrell.com for further input, anything you want to post. PLEASE do NOT call/text me. Only family etc. right now.” Earlier in the year Worrell announced that he had been diagnosed with fourth stage lung cancer, with several star-studded fundraisers set up to help him with medical expenses before his death. Accolades from fans and musical colleagues are being posted on social media. More on this breaking story as it develops.