Mindy McCready’s boyfriend dies at 34
Producer/songwriter David Wilson was the father of McCready’s baby boy
Onetime country star Mindy McCready has had her share of legal and personal struggles. Now, we’re sorry to report that her boyfriend, songwriter/producer David Wilson, passed away Jan. 13. Wilson (pictured at right in a 2012 photo from McCready's Facebook page) was the father of McCready’s nine-month-old baby son, Zayne, and was helping to raise her older son, six-year-old Zander. The cause of death for the 34-year-old Wilson was undisclosed.
In a statement released to the media, McCready said, “Today, we mourn the loss of my life partner and my children’s father, David Wilson. David was my soul mate; he was a caregiver and guiding hand to our sons, Zander and Zayne. He was a precious gift from God to all of us and, yesterday, he returned home and is now with his mother and father. David loved and he was loved. Those who knew and loved him will miss him; those who did not know David missed the opportunity to know a truly loving and gifted man.”
Update: The New York Daily News reports that Wilson's cause of death has been ruled a suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Nope wrong he is not in heaven, he is in hell cause he committed suicide.People who kill them selves don't go to heaven there forever in hell.
A man has small children and takes his own life, I do not get it.
Here's hoping she stays sober through this time. She needs to more than ever now...with two kids depending on her to be responsible.
As for him...kind of a coward's way of dealing with life. Much more courage needed to deal with life than to take yourself out.
"Those who knew and loved him will miss him; those who did not know David missed the opportunity to know a truly loving and gifted man.”
Sorry, but David selfishly left behind two very young children and his "life" partner!!! Mindy just can't seem to pick them.
Sad to hear about her boyfriend . I cannot imagine being in so much misery, that the only remedy is to take your own life.
Mindy has had some bad luck, for sure - The sex tape, the custody battle, etc. I think she is very pretty, and full of potential - Hopefully she can pull through this.
@ angels 1991: She has worked very hard at everything to tun her livfe around and it sounds as if you and that it is her fault. or believe this happened as some kind of Karma payback.
She has suffered thru so much already .No one deserves to become a widow overnight and now she she has a some to raise alone. what she really needs is people around her that can help her thru it and help keep her on the right path, Telling her you have no faith in her will send her so far over the edge she may never come back.
Mindy dear were are all so very sorry for your loss but you have to keep stand strong and be there for you little boy, he is the most important thing your life and in his daddy's life too. But don't let your heart get too lost,David might not be here in body but he most certainly there in should with you both. When you need him talk to him and if you close your eyes and listen very closely you will hear him in your heart. This life in this body is only but one of the journeys the sould will take after the body is gone, but the soul linger on to help you thru this. It is not easy to really be quiet but lay in a bath with your ears under running water to block out the others sounds around and you till you can learn this without other sounds around you. Your heart will be forever attached to him,. Just live him and give his love to your son as well.. Hang in there . Life will get better when you are ready to let it get better. Just live you life to the fullest, that's what David would want and stay strong and clean. trying to be be numb to the feeling you have right now will only make things worse. Blessed be to you and your son. and lean on your families.
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