“My Heart Breaks!” Connie Ferguson Mourns David Phetoe. On Thursday the nation received sad news that veteran actor David Phetoe has died. Fellow industry peers, fans, family and friends took to social media to share their special tributes and messages of condolences.
Among them was actress Connie Ferguson who has starred along Pheto in Generations. Read her heartfelt tribute below.
My heart breaks!💔 So saddened by your loss Papa David.😭 What an honor 2 have called u “Papa” 4 the longest time!🙏🏾 U will be dearly missed. I pray 4 strength 4 your family & loved ones.🙏🏾 Go join the other angels who advocate for us on the other side.🙏🏾 #RIPDavidPhetoe pic.twitter.com/pFTe4gLj43
— Connie Ferguson (@Connie_Ferguson) February 2, 2018
Other Celebrities Pay Also Paid Their Tribute
— Portia Gumede (@portiagumedesa) February 1, 2018
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the loved ones of veteran actor ubaba David Phetoe who has passed on. He famously played Paul Moroka in Generations and also starred in the popular sitcom Sgudi Snyasi alongside the late great ubab' Joe Mafela. #RIPDavidPhetoe pic.twitter.com/86uLwxc65w
— Min. Nathi Mthethwa (@NathiMthethwaSA) February 1, 2018
Stage, TV, movies, voiceovers and everything in between. Ntate David Phetoe, the original Daddy. We’ve lost yet another legend❤️#RIPDavidPhetoe
— Rami Chuene 1st Lady (@ramichuene) February 1, 2018
Robala ka Kgotso Ntate David Phetoe. It was always lovely working with you pic.twitter.com/K2Yf7DBwX9
— Vezuchiy Fanashnikov (@fanamokoena) February 1, 2018
Phetoe died at the age of 85 at a Johannesburg hospital on Wednesday afternoon. The SABC released a media statement which says the late Mr Phetoe died from kidney failure even though he suffered from prostate cancer.