The Block Australia has announced the death of Jon-Jeremy Bradey, 42, a tradie who starred on the hit show for several seasons.
At the end of the October 23 episode, a tribute to the late tradesman from A Plus Enterprises was delivered, simply saying: “In memory of Jon Jeremy Bradey, 1980-2022.”
According to the Herald Sun, Jon-Jeremy — affectionately known as Jon Jon — died on October 14.
Alongside his “pool king” title, he was also known as “one of the greatest heroes in the industry”.
“Jon Jon was a devoted husband, father and friend. Anything could be achieved when you had him in charge, which I had the privilege of witnessing first-hand,” Reece Daniltchenko from Franklin Pools told the outlet.
“To have the opportunity to work with someone so reliable, trustworthy, and a leader to his team always gave me the confidence knowing that the end result will be delivered.
“A true legacy the great man has left behind, and the A Plus Enterprises team will no doubt uphold and has the full support and trust of everyone behind them.”
Jon-Jeremy married Candice Howman in April 2022 and was father to their three children, Anileese, Kobe and Amelia.
Candice Howman Leads Tributes to Jon-Jeremy Bradey
Just days after his death was announced, Candice took to Instagram to share a tribute to her late husband.
“It’s our 6 months anniversary today, miss & love you forever [sic],” she wrote. “We are completely overwhelmed with the outpouring of love, support and prayers and from the bottom of our hearts, we thank you dearly,”
Blockhead Josh led the tributes from past contestants, resharing a post from A Plus Enterprises on October 27.
“Gutted to hear this news, was an absolute pleasure spending time with Jon, all round top bloke. RIP [sic],” he wrote.
Jon-Jeremy Bradey’s Team Calls Him “Leader, Mentor, Friend”
On October 19, Jon-Jeremy’s company also shared a touching tribute.
“It is with great sadness that A Plus would like to announce the sad passing of our beloved Jon Jon💔, a caption read, accompanying a picture of Jon-Jeremy in his work uniform.
“This Great Man, Our Chief, Head Honcho, Leader, Mentor and Friend to many, had a special place in all our hearts and has left a big void in our lives. One of the most skilful men in the industry, second to none!
“Your hard work and meticulous workmanship will never be forgotten. On behalf of his wife Candice and his family, we would like to thank everyone for the kind messages of love and support. Jon Jon, you will be dearly missed, and your legacy will live on! Love From the A Plus Team❤️”
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