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“No Father Should Ever Have To Bury His Son”: Cowboys Legend Mourns Saddening Demise Of Ray Lewis’s 28 YO Loving Son

“No Father Should Ever Have To Bury His Son”: Cowboys Legend Mourns Saddening Demise Of Ray Lewis’s 28 YO Loving Son

“Success is one thing, the impact is another,” has been a ray of hope for the fans of 2x Super Bowl Champ and 2018 Pro Football Hall-Of-Famer Ray Lewis. However, the sad demise of his mere 28 YO son has left this NFL community devastated worldwide. Ray “Ray-Ray” Lewis III took his last on the 15th of this month because of a suspected overdose.

The hearts of many celebrated entities go out to the Lewis family, including the famous American podcaster and yet another Hall-of-Famer, Micheal Irwin. In his recent tweet, he displayed his emotions for the world to see as he attended 28-YO Lewis’ funeral service. 

The Tragic Loss of A Rising Star 

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“Ray-Ray,” as his loved ones belovedly called him, played cornerback at his father’s alma mater, Miami, for two seasons before transferring to Coastal Carolina in 2015. Ray Lewis III’s untimely death on 15th June 2023 was a tragic event that left a void in the hearts of many. “The evidence and witness accounts show this incident to be a tragic accident,” police said in a statement, after reporting the opioid overdose. The devastating loss of a young life reminded the world of the fragility of human existence and the dangers of substance abuse. It was a heartbreaking moment for the Lewis family, who had to grapple with the unimaginable grief of losing a son.

Rashaan, Lewis III’s younger brother, was the first to give information about his brother’s passing. Shortly after his brother’s death, he posted the information on his Instagram story. “Really can’t believe I’m even typing this, but RIP, big brother. A true angel, I pray (you’re) at peace now because ik how much you were (really) hurtin’…”

Ray Lewis, a legendary linebacker who spent his entire NFL career with the Baltimore Ravens, had a close bond with his son. They shared a passion for football, and Ray Lewis III followed in his father’s footsteps, playing college football at Coastal Carolina University.

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The tragic death of his son undoubtedly had a profound impact on Ray Lewis, who was known for his strong family values. Despite the challenges and heartbreak, Ray Lewis has shown resilience and strength in navigating through this difficult period, using his platform to advocate for youth and speak out about making positive choices.

“We Love You My Brother,” Cowboys Legend Stands Strong At This Loss

After his tragic demise on the 15th, Lewis III’s funeral was on Sunday. Michael Irvin, a former NFL legend and wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys, attended. In the Lewis family’s journey of healing and finding solace, Michael Irvin, a close friend of Ray Lewis, played a significant role. Irvin, who himself overcame personal struggles, offered support and guidance to the Lewis family during their darkest times. 

He couldn’t help but tweet how “NO FATHER 😳🥲should ever have to bury his son! My heart bleeds for my brother @raylewis and his family🙏🏿. There is NOT anything anyone can say to ease this depth of pain. Just know this, MY BROTHER, we love you, and God has you 🙏🏿🙌🏾.” He stood by Lewis after the tragic event to express his feelings and show his support.

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As a mentor and friend, Irvin tried to provide comfort. His understanding might serve as a source of strength to help the family cope with their loss. His presence and unwavering support in the Lewis family’s lives show the power of friendship and the importance of a strong support system.

In the end, Lewis’s passing marks the most recent in a string of prominent NFL players who died from overdoses. This has highlighted the need for improved mental health support, substance abuse education, and player wellness initiatives within the NFL. Such tragedies remind players that their well-being extends far beyond their performance on the field. 

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  • June 25, 2023