Snoop Dogg’s Uncle June Bugg Dies After Battle with Cancer

Uncle June Bugg

Snoop Dogg’s beloved uncle June Bugg passed away on Sunday morning after a long battle with colon cancer.

June Bugg’s nephew Daz Dillinger tells TMZ that his uncle died around 9:30 a.m., right after Snoop arrived for a visit.

“June bugg jus passed @ 932 this morning,” tweeted Daz.

The 70-year-old was given one day to live last week, but held on for a week longer than doctors expected.

Snoop was the last person to see June Bugg and he reportedly happily acknowledged Snoop’s presence before passing on.

“Rip. Uncle. Bugg. U were everythang to me !! N like u said next time u c me thangs want b the same !! I’m so hurt !!!!!!:(” wrote Snoop.

Friends of the family expressed their condolences on Twitter. “Enjoyed watching big homie do his stuff on stage. Prayers 2 @SnoopDogg @DAZDILLINGER and family. RIP,” tweeted Kendrick Lamar, while Monica added, “All the laughter you brought will forever be cherished… Just thinking of you dancing makes me smile!!”

June Bugg was a fixture at Snoop’s live shows and would entertain the crowd by dancing onstage.

Uncle June Bugg and Snoop Dogg



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7 Comments

  1. dan

    Godbless Uncle June Bugg..)dk

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  2. Black Godd

    Felt like all our uncle…RIP to him & best wishes to his family.

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  3. LethaL

    A good life for a good brother .R.I.P. uncle June Bugg

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  4. Beej

    It’s so sentimental that he was able to hold on for another week. Like he wasn’t ready to go until he saw his nephew one more time. That’s deep. R.I.P.

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  5. Lewis Brooks

    Uncle junebug u will be missed

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  6. selena

    I’m so sorry 2 hear about him passing away. He was delight to see on stage and with such a huge personality. An uncle to all of us.

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  7. may may

    God bless u g

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