Andrew was facing a battle against Kidney cancer, but his body gave out on him in the early morning of Sunday with his brother and the rest of the family at the bedside.
“It’s too early,” said the friend. “Pete can hardly speak.”
A friend said: “Pete is just totally incapable at the moment. They are a strong-knit family and are pulling together but it’s so hard.
“Their parents, Sawas and Thea, are both in their 80s and totally distraught. Pete has to be there for them.”
At this present time Andrew’s family is unaware where his funeral will take place, their deciding between the UK and Australia.
When Peter find out when his brother had taken a toll for the worse in the beginning of December she cancelled the remaining dates of his Up Close and Personal tour.
The entire family is extremely touched by everyone’s tributes and messages to the, he took to his Twitter stating: “We were all with him, holding him, till his very last breath.
“Absolutely devastated. So I thank you all so much for your kind words and messages you’ve sent. I’m sure he is reading them with me.”