Linkin Park's Dave Farrell Honors Chester Bennington: 'A Passionate Musician and Loyal Friend'
— July 29, 2017
It’s been a week since Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington died and his bandmates continue to pay their respects to their fallen friend.
On Saturday, bassist Dave Farrell took to Twitter to honor Bennington and thank fans for their undivided support.
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“It goes without saying, this last week has been extremely difficult,” Farrell began. “The outpouring of love and kindness I’ve received from friends and fans from all over the world has been incredible. I wish I could personally thank every one of you for your love and support.”
“A huge part of Chester’s legacy will be the memories we hold of him in our hearts. He was an enthusiastic, playful father, an honest and passionate musician, and a loyal friend,” he continued. “I’ve been touched to see memorials that have been held worldwide.”
The musician ended his note by asking fans if they have any pictures from memorials they’ve held in honor of Bennington to share them with him.
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Bennington was found dead on July 20. The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office told ET that his death was reported as a suicide by hanging, though the final cause of death is pending following an autopsy.
On Thursday, Mike Shinoda also shared a special note with Linkin Park fans and gave them updates on what they could do to honor their former bandmate. The following day, Bennington’s wife, Talinda, broke her silence, releasing a heartbreaking letter about losing the love of her life.
“One week ago, I lost my soulmate and my children lost their hero, their daddy,” she wrote, adding, “My babies are so young to have lost their daddy, and I know that all of you will help keep his memory alive.”
Hear more of her letter in the video below.
If you or someone you know needs help, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
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