MANILA -- Legendary Pinoy rock icon Joey "Pepe" Smith has passed away. He was 71.The sad news was shared online by his daughter Daisy Smith-Owen on Monday morning.
"Thank you for everything papa bear ko. Thank you for being the best dad in the world. I know you're in the best place now, no more pains papa.. i will see you in few days. I love you to the moon and back," Smith-Owen wrote in her Facebook page.Smith-Owen said Smith was rushed to the hospital early Monday. The musician suffered a stroke in November 2017 and also recently underwent eye operation.