Valerie Bertinelli Hails Ex-Husband Eddie Van Halen's 'Gorgeous Spirit'

"You gave me the one true light in my life," the "Hot in Cleveland" star wrote of their son after the rock legend died at age 65.

Valerie Bertinelli shared moving words Tuesday for ex-husband Eddie Van Halen after the rock guitar legend died at age 65 from cancer.

Bertinelli hailed the Van Halen co-founder’s spirit, thanking him for the son they share.

“40 years ago my life changed forever when I met you,” the “One Day At A Time” and “Hot In Cleveland” actor wrote. “You gave me the one true light in my life, our son, Wolfgang.

“Through all your challenging treatments for lung cancer, you kept your gorgeous spirit and that impish grin. I’m so grateful Wolfie and I were able to hold you in your last moments. I will see you in our next life my love.”

It was Wolfgang Van Halen who announced his father’s death on social media.

Bertinelli and Eddie married in 1981, welcomed their son in 1991, and finalized their divorce in 2007.

People reported the two “were on good terms at the time of his death.”

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