Six months after his surgery, he returned to the stage in Las Vegas and went back on tour in Australia in 2014.
Following the news of Bobby’s death, his fans took to Twitter to pay tribute to the star.
Recalling an encounter with the singer in 2018, @JanieH wrote: “He was warm, funny and sincere as he told his life story, then spent 2 hrs after the talk to make sure every person got photos, autographs and a chance to chat.
“So sad to learn of his passing. He was a class act.”