LOS ANGELES — Longtime “Value Is Proper” host Bob Barker died of Alzheimer’s illness, based on a demise certificates seen by NBC Information.
Barker, who hosted the sport present for 35 years, died Aug. 26 at age 99, based on his publicist and the demise certificates.
He will likely be buried in Forest Garden cemetery in Los Angeles subsequent to his spouse, Dorothy Jo, who died in 1981, publicist Roger Neal mentioned. There will likely be no memorial service, he mentioned.
Barker hosted “The Value Is Proper” from 1972 to 2007. Earlier than that, he hosted the favored present “Fact or Penalties.”
Barker’s longtime good friend Nancy Burnet mentioned in an announcement shared by Barker’s publicist Tuesday that Barker was speaking and exercising till shortly earlier than his demise.
“As much as two months in the past, Bob Barker was routinely having conversations and taking part in bedside workout routines,” Burnet mentioned within the assertion.
Barker appeared on different tv reveals and performed himself as a golfer within the 1996 comedy movie “Completely happy Gilmore.”