Tom Jones of the Fantasticks' fame passes away at 95

The legendary singer and entertainer  known for his powerful voice, charismatic stage presence, and diverse musical style

He has sold over 100 million records worldwide and won many awards, including a Grammy, a Brit Award, and a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II

He left school at 16 and worked as a laborer, a factory worker, and a door-to-door salesman before pursuing a career in music

Tom Jones married his childhood sweetheart, Linda Trenchard, in 1957 when they were both 16 years old

Despite his reputation as a ladies' man, he stayed faithful to his wife until her death in 2016

Tom has not remarried since then, but he has been linked with his close friend Priscilla Presley, the widow of Elvis Presley

Jones' composition "The Fantasticks" remained off-Broadway for an incredible 42 years He composed the musical in collaboration late composer Harvey Schmidt

The Welsh singer is reported to be worth £155million, while his son sleeps in a homeless shelter in New Jersey

Sir Tom Jones refuses to reach out to homeless son Jon Jones because he was 'tricked' by the boy's mother

Tom Jones breathed his last on Friday at his Sharon, Connecticut residence. He was 95

The cause of death is cancer according to Jone's legitimate son, Michael