Also known as Bob2, Bob Casale died unexpectedly on February 17th from heart failure at the age of 61. He brother and bandmate Gerald Casale made this statement about his bother's sudden death on Facebook:
Very sad news to report today. Bob Casale of Devo. Born: July 14th, 1952 . Deceased: February 17th, 2014. As an original member of Devo, Bob Casale was there in the trenches with me from the beginning. He was my level-headed brother, a solid performer and talented audio engineer, always giving more than he got. He was excited about the possibility of Mark Mothersbaugh allowing Devo to play shows.