Dex Carvey, the 32-year-old son of comic Dana Carvey, died of a drug overdose on Wednesday, his mother and father stated in a joint assertion.
Dana Carvey and his spouse, Paula, introduced the loss of life of their son in a press release posted Thursday on Instagram.
Earlier than his loss of life, Dex Carvey adopted in his father’s comedic footsteps and even did a gap set for his father’s 2016 Netflix particular, “Straight White Male.”
Throughout the set, he joked about how his brother additionally received into the enterprise, calling them the “Von Trapp comedy household.”
Dana Carvey and his spouse described their eldest son as an “extraordinarily gifted” man who passionately pursues his love of the humanities.
“It’s no exaggeration to say that Dex liked life,” the assertion learn. “And after I was with him I liked life too. He made all the pieces enjoyable. However most of all he liked his household. His associates and his girlfriend Kylie.”
They added that “anybody scuffling with habit or who loves somebody scuffling with habit” is of their hearts and prayers.
In case you or somebody you understand is scuffling with an alcohol, drug, or different substance abuse drawback, name the Substance Abuse and Psychological Well being Providers Administration’s free and confidential helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-4357), or go to findtreatment.gov.