Thomas Markle was also supposed to walk her daughter down the aisle during the church ceremony at the grounds of Windsor Castle.
As the Christian customary, Meghan's father was to walk her down the aisle on her D-day.
The news comes as reports suggest Meghan's dad is no longer attending the wedding, the third reversal in just over 24 hours on a question that has thrown the wedding plans into chaos. Meghan Markle's father reveal that doctors told him there is "serious" damage to his heart following the attack last week, but that he wants to be there for his daughter's big day if possible.
He told TMZ he did not want to embarrass his daughter or the royal family after reports he had staged pictures with a paparazzi photographer for a fee.
Rapper TI arrested outside his gated community near Atlanta
The station reports that Harris asked the guard, "Don't you know who I am?" before calling a friend and continuing to argue. Atlanta-based rapper T.I. was arrested early Wednesday morning outside of the gated community where he lives.
Britain's Prince Harry and his USA fiancee Meghan Markle have chosen George and Charlotte, the children of the royal's elder brother Prince William, to be among the bridesmaids and page boys for their wedding, his office said on Wednesday.
"This is a deeply personal moment for Ms. Markle in the days before her wedding", the statement read. In this interview Thomas also mentioned he'd suffered a heart attack the previous week, but that wasn't why he was backing out of the wedding.
Meghan is said to be distraught at the news, but Thomas fears causing further embarrassment for his daughter or the Royal Family.
Meghan is Doria's only child, and the two are known to have a close relationship, with Doria accompanying Meghan on the red carpet on many occasions and even attending the Invictus Games with Meghan and Harry past year. "So perhaps her mama gives her away", said Joan Budgin.
Meghan Markle's father, Thomas Markle, is changing his tune.
WKU's Sargent finishes tied for 70th at NCAA Regional
Iowa State leads the regional through one round at 10-under par 278, while Kansas is in second with a 7-under par 281. Augusta's Broc Everett, after carding a 66 Tuesday, is alone in third place at 133 (-9).
Samantha Markle told the TV show "Good Morning Britain" that journalists "rented the house next to him in Mexico, four or five of them".
Meanwhile, Ms. Meghan's extended family has begun arriving in the United Kingdom despite not being on the guest list. I said [to Thomas Markle], 'You know, the world has no idea you're getting in shape, doing healthy things, ' " Grant said during an appearance on the British talk show Loose Women on Monday.
"She's very close to her mother, though, isn't she?"
57% of respondents said they think the royal family should pay the full cost of the wedding, including security costs.
Earlier on Monday, Kensington Palace said Ms Markle and her mother would be staying at a luxurious hotel near Windsor the night before the ceremony.
Powerful storms kill two people in Northeast
More rain is expected over the next few days, with potential flooding through Saturday. A third person was killed by a falling tree in New Fairfield, Connecticut.