Robert Arevalo, the veteran Filipino film actor who appeared in numerous movies and dramas, died suddenly aged 85. Read on to learn how did Robert Arevalo die, what happened to him, and what was the cause of his death in this obituary.
Arevalo starred in a long list of series and films including Valiente, Ang Larawan, and The Healing. His decades-long career was filled with several memorable hits. Tributes have emerged online for the late Filipino actor as his funeral services are announced.
How did Robert Arevalo die?
Famous Filipino actor and director Robert Arevalo died on Thursday, August 10, 2023, at around 10:17 AM. He was 85 years old. The tragic news of Robert Arevalo’s death was announced by his eldest child, Anna Yalagn, on Facebook.
“Today is the day that the Lord has chosen to take our dearest Papa home. Robert Francisco Ylagan, a.k.a. Robert Arevalo, peacefully passed away at 10:17 A.M. this morning, Aug. 10, 2023,” Anna Yalagn, who is TV commercial director-producer, said.
She added: “Praise God for His mercy and grace. We are grateful that He has given us the best Papa one can ever wish for. Thank you for loving us the way you did, Pa.”
Anna concluded with, “Although our hearts are broken, we are comforted by God’s promise that He has a place reserved for you in His kingdom in Heaven where all of us who believe in His son, Jesus, will one day reunite,” shared Ylagan, who is one of Arevalo’s three kids with actress wife Barbara Perez.”
What was the cause of Robert Arevalo’s death?
Robert Arevalo was away from the film screen for a long time. He last appeared in FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano (2018) as Elfen. He also took on several directorial roles in the last years of his life. Unfortunately, Robert Arevalo passed away surrounded by his family earlier today.
The specific cause of the death of Robert Arevalo is not known at this time. Only his family members and close friends know about it. We are trying to get in touch with them to gather more information about the same. If it’s available, we will update this section.
Netizens are speculating that Filipino actor Robert Arevalo died a natural death as he was old. His health was also deteriorating lately due to old age. He was struggling with a number of health issues.
Robert Ylagan Arevalo was a Filipino Legend
Robert Ylagan Arevalo was a Filipino film actor, television actor, and director. Born on May 6, 1938, he hailed from a family who had deep roots in the entertainment industry. Robert Arevalo was the son of Filipino film actor and musician Tito Arevalo.
His uncle Angel Esmeralda is the father of the late Jay Ilagan and his uncle Gerardo de Leon is a national artist and an award-winning movie director. Robert Arevalo attended some of the best schools in Manila including Legarda Elementary and School and San Beda College.
He later went to Ateneo de Manila where he studied Business Administrator. However, he went on to become an actor and appeared in a long list of films and movies. Robert Arevalo married actress Barbara Perez in August 1962.
The couple was due to celebrate their 61st anniversary on August 11th, 2023. Unfortunately, Robert Arevalo passed away just a day before that.
Robert Arevalo Obituary and Funeral
An obituary for Robert Arevalo is awaited at this time. Meanwhile, this post will continue to serve as a digital one for the late Filipino actor. He was a brilliant actor who lived every role that he played to the fullest. His contributions to the Philippines’ entertainment industry are remarkable.
The wake of Robert Arevalo is scheduled for the weekend, following his cremation, from August 12 to August 13 from 2 PM to 12 AM in Solace Rooms 1 and 2 of the Arlington Memorial Chapels & Crematory on G. Araneta Avenue, Quezon City.
Tributes for Robert Arevalo Surface Online
Social media users are paying respect to the late Robert Arevalo following his sudden death earlier today. Fans and friends remember him as one of the greatest actors in the Philippines.
Robert Arevalo is survived by his wife Barbara Perez and their children. Our deepest condolences go to his family, friends, and other loved ones. May God let his soul rest in peace. He will always be a part of our memories. #RIP