Jason “Jay” Weaver, a bass player and vocalist for the Christian band rock Big Daddy Weave, had a history of health issues. He was brought to the hospital in 2016 and and had to get both feet amputated due to an infection in his body. Jay passed away as a result of COVID-19 complications.
Mike, his brother and fellow band member, revealed the awful news in a heartfelt Instagram message. Mike thanks everyone for their prayers and support during his late brother’s health challenges in his statement.
“I’m sorry to break the news, but I’m looking forward to celebrating where he is now. Just a few hours ago, my brother Jay went to live with Jesus. You’ve seen him walk the uphill battle and you guys helped carry him through so much. Even though COVID took his last breath, Jesus was right there to catch him”
Big Daddy Weave formed in 1998, released their first album in 2001, and have been travelling with major songs in Christian music ever since. Mike talked about his brother’s impact stating that The Lord used him in such a mighty way out on the road for many years.
He says their family will deal with the grief when it comes, but for now, they are celebrating Jay by turning to their faith. Now that Jay is in God’s presence, healing prayers can convert into thanksgiving prayers, according to him. Jay was 42 years old. Rest in peace.
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