The country music community is mourning the death of Oklahoma Red Dirt singer Jake Flint. He was 37 years old.
According to a press release, Jake died in his sleep during the early morning of Sunday, November 26. His passing occurred just hours after he married Brenda Wilson in Claremore, Oklahoma.
Jake’s official cause of death has not been determined as of this writing.
News of Jake’s death spread around the world, as numerous media outlets picked up the story. His family has received thousands of messages from people sharing their condolences and prayers.
In a statement issued via a press release, the family thanked everyone for all of the support:
“Our hearts are broken over this tragic loss. Jacob was a beloved son, brother, uncle, and partner to his wife, Brenda. He valued his family, friendships and living life to the fullest, which was evident in his songwriting. Every person who knew him has a story of his wit, charm, talent, and compassion. We are so grateful for the outpouring of support and the many beautiful tributes that have been shared about the impact Jacob had on many lives. While we grieve what we know could have been, we’re grateful that his talent and love live on in his songs.”
Jake’s family also revealed his funeral details. According to a press release, the services will be held on Monday, December 5 at 10 AM at the Cedar Point Church in Claremore, Oklahoma. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to honor Jake can do so by making donations to the Red Dirt Relief Fund, which you can find here.
A GoFundMe has also been established to help Brenda and the rest of Jake’s family during this trying time. The GoFundMe can be found at this link here.
Jake will always be remembered through his music. Watch the video below to see him sing a song to Brenda at their wedding, just hours before he passed away.
Our hearts and prayers go out to all of Jake’s loved ones. May he rest in peace.