Vicente, whose family is considered a musical dynasty, shared four children with his wife, María del Refugio Abarca Villaseñor: Vicente Fernández Jr., 58, Alejandro Fernández, 50, Gerardo Fernández, 44 and Alejandra Fernández, 37, who the couple adopted from María’s sister.
On Sunday, Vicente Fernández Jr. expressed his heartache over his father’s loss, writing on Instagram, “Thank you for everything!!! I LOVE YOU FATHER.”
Mario Lopez also shared a special tribute to the Grammy winner.
“Vicente Fernandez was not just a singer. He was the voice of a culture who filled the households of many of us who grew up listening to his songs,” Mario wrote. “His music is the soundtrack to a ton of memories growing up.. Damn, I’m sad.”