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Mort tragique de Mike Ledbetter, 22 janvier 2019.

mise à jour: une levée de fond a été mise en place pour aider la famille: https://www.gofundme.com/michael-ledbetter-memorial-fund

Mike Ledbetter est décédé à l’âge de 33 ans à la suite de crises d’épilepsie, voici le touchant témoignage de sa conjointe, (cf: facebook):

Touching message from Mike Ledbetter’s wife ( Thanks To Jackie Karp for sharing this)

“It’s with the heaviest my heart has ever been in my 34 years, and the puffiest of eyes that I’m typing this out. Mike Ledbetter was loved by so many. This is for everyone. I hope it’s comprehensible.
First, I’d like to put to rest the question of what happened. As some of you know, but not all, Mike was epileptic. He didn’t like to talk about it, but I always did because it helps educate, and give him a break. In a series of unfortunate events, he had multiple seizures yesterday. He fell and hit his head on the last one. And that’s all anyone needs to know about it.
We are devastated to put it lightly. I loved that man more than anything in this whole world. It always sounds cliche, but I knew after our first phone call that he was THE ONE. And after our first date, that feeling was more than solidified. You can ask any of my sisters about that because I haven’t stopped talking about him in about a decade. Recently I posted something about falling in love over and over again with the same person. That’s how our relationship worked. Booooyyy, I tell you that he was a saint when it came to dealing with me and vice versa. Lol, I can actually smile saying that. We loved each other so much that no matter what came our way, we fought through it… TOGETHER. I’ve lost my life partner in a horrible tragedy. He was 33, and we would joke that I was robbing the cradle at a whopping 6 months older than him. No one ever got me the way Mike did. No one will ever get the chance to love me like he did. He belonged with me, and I with him. We’re not perfect people, but we were perfect for each other. We brought 2 kids into this world and even discussed a 3rd if life kept on the up and up (even though we’d say we were done at two, since we had one of each). He was the greatest father I could’ve asked for our kids. His entire family, my entire family, the band friends and family, and our little family will never be the same. I will keep shining his light, playing his music, and spreading his love for the rest of my life. My heart is his forever and always.
I ask of you out there to continue to do the same. I told his humble ass all the time, YOU are unlike anyone in the world. No one could do what he did. He probably would tell me not to cuss right now, but fuck that 😘 this is the worst fucking moment in my life. I will keep pushing on because our kids will never not know their father. I will tell them every single day how much he loved them. Holland is his spitting image and my heart hurts for her beyond measure. She doesn’t fully grasp it but she knows Daddy’s in the clouds with our dog Kisses, his grandmas, my grandparents who would have LOVED him (and now they get that time to get to know him), as well as the countless musicians that passed away who he loved so much! Mike was my favorite singer of all time and it gives me a tiny bit of peace knowing he’s going to fit right in with those concerts in the sky.
Our song was « You Are The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me » and we always said we’d play it at our wedding one day. He was my inspiration in life. I always made sure he knew I was proud of him.
I want you all to know that I appreciate the calls, texts, and messages coming through. Please don’t take it personal if I don’t accept your friend requests. You can always message me. Thank you everyone, and just like you’re all telling me, I am very sorry for your loss as well. Because the loss of Michael David Ledbetter is a loss for everyone in this world and beyond. He wasn’t really a believer, but I’m asking for prayers. I’d rather have my love back, but please pray that his transition into the light was easy and that his grandmothers were right there to meet him at the gates”

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23 janvier 2019 Posted by | blues, communiqués | , , | Laisser un commentaire