The hit Discovery sequence ‘Alaskan Bush Individuals’ was ‘devastated’ to announce that its longtime star, Billy Brown, handed away on Feb. 7. A number of the household patriarch’s youngsters shared ‘heartbroken’ tributes.
Billy Brown, well-known for elevating his household within the wilderness on the Discovery reality-docuseries Alaskan Bush Individuals, died of a seizure at 68 years outdated. “We’re devastated to listen to of Billy Brown’s sudden passing,” the Twitter account for Alaskan Bush Individuals introduced on Feb. 8. “He has been a part of the @Discovery household for years – a trailblazer, a beautiful man, and most undoubtedly one among a form. Our coronary heart is along with his household and those who knew him as they cope with this devastating loss.”
We’re devastated to listen to of Billy Brown’s sudden passing.
He has been a part of the @Discovery household for years – a trailblazer, a beautiful man, and most undoubtedly one among a form. Our coronary heart is along with his household and those who knew him as they cope with this devastating loss. pic.twitter.com/23Kaz67ekz
— Alaskan Bush Individuals (@AlaskanBushPPL) February 8, 2021
Billy’s 33-year-old son and co-star, Bear Brown, revealed that his dad’s passing occurred final night time on Feb. 7. “We’re heartbroken to announce that our beloved patriarch Billy Brown handed away final night time after affected by a seizure,” he Discovery star wrote on his personal Instagram web page, in accordance with People. “He was our greatest pal — an exquisite and loving dad, granddad and husband and he can be dearly missed.”
It is a race in opposition to time… and the chilly mountain wind.
— Alaskan Bush Individuals (@AlaskanBushPPL) September 12, 2020
Bear seemed again at his father’s distinctive life, faraway from trendy life, in the remainder of his tribute post. “He lived his life on his phrases, off the grid and off the land and taught us to stay like that as properly,” Bear continued. “We plan to honor his legacy going ahead, and to proceed along with his dream. We ask for privateness and prayers throughout this painful time. God Bless Everybody!”
Billy’s 18-year-old daughter, Rain, additionally provided a shifting tribute on her Instagram web page. “I misplaced a real pal. Not ceaselessly, however solely on this world. Please maintain my household in your ideas and prayers, particularly my mom. Please maintain your loved ones tight for me. Phrases can’t specific how fantastic he was and is. However I’ll say, the closest factor to an angel I’ve ever recognized. God bless you da I like and miss you dearly. You’ll all the time be my hero. God bless everybody,” she wrote.
Along with Bear and Rain, Billy is survived by his 5 different youngsters: Snowbird, 26, Noah, 28, Gabriel, 31, Joshua, 36, and Matthew, 37. Billy shares all his youngsters along with his spouse of almost 42 years, Ami Brown, who underwent her personal well being battle after being recognized with lung cancer in 2017. This led the household to relocate from Alaska to the North Cascade Mountains of Washington for Ami’s therapy, and the Brown matriarch fortunately revealed that she was cancer-free by Jan. 2018. Nonetheless, one other tragedy struck when the Brown household was compelled to evacuate from the Washington wildfires later in 2020, which was documented on the household TV present. Billy had been starring on Alaskan Bush Individuals for the reason that present’s premiere in 2014.