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Dana Carvey, 68, took to social media on Thursday to announce the tragic lack of his one in every of his sons, in a joint publish along with his spouse, Paula Zwagerman. The announcement revealed that their son Dex, 32, handed away from an unintentional drug overdose on Wednesday, November 15. “Last evening we suffered a horrible tragedy,” the publish learn. “Our beloved son, Dex, died of an unintentional drug overdose. He was 32 years outdated.”
The heartbreaking assertion additionally shared Dex’s pursuits in life. “Dex packed lots into these 32 years,” the publish continued. “He was extraordinarily gifted at so many issues–music, artwork, movie making, comedy–and pursued all of them passionately. It’s not an exaggeration to say that Dex cherished life.”
“And whenever you had been with him, you really liked life too. He made the whole lot enjoyable. But most of all, he cherished his household, his associates and his girlfriend, Kaylee. Dex was a gorgeous particular person. His handmade birthday playing cards are a treasure. We will miss him endlessly.”
The grief-stricken dad and mom concluded the assertion with a prayer for others who may additionally be struggling. “To anybody combating dependancy or who loves somebody combating dependancy, you’re in our hearts and prayers,” they concluded the November 16 tribute. “Dana & Paula.”
An hour after the preliminary publish, the Saturday Night Live alum shared a snapshot of himself and Dex smiling and laughing. “Dex and me working collectively. What a pleasure,” he captioned the pic. Among these expressing their condolences within the feedback thread was fellow comic Jim Gaffigan. “What an ideal image. Love the main target you’re placing on telling us about Dex. Such a stunning tribute to your boy. Please inform us extra,” he wrote.
According to PEOPLE, the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner mentioned Dex handed away at his house. The Wayne’s World star and Paula married in 1983. They welcomed Dex in 1991, and their second son, Thomas, was born in 1994.