“Harry’s stepfather, Robin Twist, sadly passed away this week after a long battle with cancer. The family asks for privacy at this time,” a rep for Styles, 23, tells People in a statement.
Twist married Harry’s mother, Anne Cox, in June 2013. The One Direction member served as the best man at the wedding and even walked Anne down the aisle during the ceremony at the town of Congleton in Cheshire, England.
Earlier this month, Anne celebrated their four-year wedding anniversary on Instagram writing, “Thank you for all the anniversary wishes.