On Monday, Alaskan Bush People fans received the sad news that Billy Brown has suddenly passed away. Per Bear Brown, Billy passed away on Sunday night after having a seizure. Billy was 68 at the time of his death.
The family promises to carry on Billy’s legacy. They are also asking for fans to give them space and respect during this difficult time.
Bear writes, “He was a best friend – a wonderful and loving dad, granddad, and husband and he will be dearly missed. He lived his life on his terms, off the grid, off the land, and taught us to live like that as well. We plan to honor his legacy going forward, and to continue with his dream.”
Read Rainy Brown’s touching tribute
On Instagram Monday, Rainy shared a special message to her father Billy. She shared a picture of herself with him. Then she wrote, “I lost a true friend. Not forever, but only in this world. Please hold my family in your thoughts and prayers, especially my mother. Please hold your family tight for me. Words cannot express how wonderful he was and is. But I will say, the closest thing to an angel I’ve ever known. God bless you da I love and miss you dearly. You will always be my hero. God bless everyone.”
Those close to Billy have a lot of nice things to say about him. It seems that he will be seriously missed by both his family and the show’s viewers.
Show’s social media shares about Billy Brown’s passing
Shortly after Bear shared about his dad’s passing, the official Alaskan Bush People Instagram page shared a post letting fans know about the star’s death. The page shared a They write:
“We are devastated to hear of Billy Brown’s sudden passing. He has been part of the @discovery family for years – a trailblazer, a lovely man, and most definitely one of a kind. Our heart is with his family and those that knew him and loved him as they deal with this devastating loss.”
Alaskan Bush People fans shocked by Billy Brown’s death
After the news broke of Billy’s passing, fans began leaving their condolences in the comments sections of the posts about him. Many of the family’s fans are shocked to hear the news. They weren’t expecting him to pass away anytime soon. Though he dealt with seizures, fans didn’t think he was in poor health.
Fans feel awful that the family has to go through such a difficult time. They are offering prayers and well wishes to the family. They wish there was something they could say or do to make the family feel better.
Many fans are talking about their own experiences with death and saying how challenging it is, even years after their loved ones have passed away.
Billy Brown was well-loved by Alaskan Bush People fans. Many of them watched him on the show from the very beginning.
Stay tuned for more updates about the Alaskan Bush People family.