Veteran reggae singer, Keith ‘Bob Andy’ Anderson, who passed away on March 27 has not yet been laid to rest. and of course its due to the coronavirus pandemic.
In a recent update, the family announced that plans are being made for a service of thanksgiving. However, the family was unable to give a definite date.
As a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jamaica has been in lockdown mode since the middle of March, and the Government has made it mandatory for persons to be at least six feet apart to maintain social distancing.
Funeral services and interments have been severely impacted by restrictions that even dictate the length of time and the number of persons who are allowed to be present.
Given his status within the music industry internationally, a funeral for Bob Andy would attract hundreds of mourners from across the globe. However, there are still restrictions at many ports of entry worldwide, including Jamaica’s.