Big Daddy Weave bass singer Jason Weaver has died of COVID-19 complications. He was 42 years old.
His brother Mike posted the sad news on social media on Sunday.
In the two-minute clip, Mike expressed his grief over the death of his brother and thanked the fans for their prayers.
“Jay was with Jesus a few hours ago,” Mike said. “I am just happy to announce this news, but I am very happy to celebrate his whereabouts now. My brother Jay was with Jesus a few hours ago.
“You saw him walking in a mountain battle and you helped him a lot,” he continued. “Even though COVID took his last breath, Jesus was there to catch him.”
Big Daddy Weave is a Christian group founded in 1998 and consisting of Mike, Jay and members Joe Shirk, Jeremy Redmon and Brian Bale.
The band’s Curb Records label confirmed Jay’s death in a statement Monday. “We are devastated by this loss and believe that the Lord will guide us in these difficult times,” the statement said. “All your thoughts, prayers and support are greatly appreciated and will continue to be appreciated.”
“My heart is broken[n] for my family, but for Jay’s family in Florida. But we all wanted to thank you for walking with us for so long, ”Mike added in his video.
“Hazrat has used it on the road for so many years in such a powerful way. Everyone who comes in contact with him knows how real his faith in Jesus is, ”he said of his brother’s faith. “Now that Jay is in God’s presence, healing prayers can become prayers of thanksgiving.”
Jay was hospitalized due to coronavirus complications in late December. He is survived by his wife, Emily, and their three children, Mackenzie, Madison and Nathan Weaver.
Christian radio station K-Love expressed condolences He wrote on social media on Sunday: “Our hearts are saddened to hear that former Big Bass singer Jay Weaver of Big Daddy Weave has passed away. Please join us as we pray for Jay’s wife, three children and the Weaver family.