David Bowie's grandson was born exactly six months after Bowie's January death

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Updated December 03, 2020 09:08 AM
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Duncan Jones is a dad!

The director took to Twitter on Friday to share that his son with wife Rodene Ronquillo was born on July 10, the six month anniversary of Jones’ father David Bowie‘s death.

“Stenton David Jones. Born July 10th, exactly six months after his granddad made room for him. Love you both so,” Jones, 45, tweeted, alongside a silly cartoon of the newly expanded family.

He also sent a heartfelt message to Ronquillo on Twitter, writing, “All my love and awe to the incredible @rodeneronquillo who made a human being in her belly. Warrior woman & every day, my hero.”

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The pair announced in February that they were expecting their first child together, with Jones once again taking to Twitter to share a cute cartoon and bittersweet message.

“1 month since dad died today. Made this card for him at Christmas. Due in June. Circle of life. Love you, granddad,” he wrote.

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Jones, who is Bowie’s son with first wife Angie Bowie, married Ronquillo in November 2012 after finding a lump in her breast.

“We were a little overwhelmed by the news, cancer & election day so decided to make it a set, ran down to the courthouse and got married!” he tweeted at the time.

— Andrea Park