By | September 30, 2020
bass legend Francis “Rocco” Prestia

Rocco Prestia cause of death – Rocco Prestia dead: obituary – tributes

  • Date of death: September 29, 2020
    Age: 69-year-old
    Cause of death:

How did Rocco Prestia die?

Another bass hero has left us. Tower of Power has announced that bass legend Francis “Rocco” Prestia has passed away. He was 69 years old. The band made the announcement on their social media.

Rocco Prestia Obituary, funeral arrangement, any GoFundMe page

We are unable to confirm if a GoFundMe was created by the family/friends of the deceased at the time of this publication.

This post will be updated with more information as they are made available and public.

Rocco Prestia tributes

Family, friends and loved ones of the deceased have taken to their social media pages to share tributes, kind words and prayer.

Our best wishes and love to the deceased’s family and friends.


We here at Ampeg are saddened to hear about the loss of one of our bass brothers, Francis “Rocco” Prestia. Unfortunately Rocco wasn’t an “Ampeg guy” but his loss is felt amongst the entire bass community as was his influence on so many players.


My dear friend Rocco Prestia, u were my musical journey, playing bass w/ tower power ur entire life until u passed last night. U will truly be missed. prayers 2family & tower of power fam. God bless U

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