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Walker Hayes & wife mourn the loss of their 7th child: 'Our sweet' daughter 'is safely in heaven'

Country singer Walker Hayes has revealed that his newborn daughter has died.


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Country star Walker Hayes revealed heartbreaking news: he and his wife's newborn daughter has died. 

 

"It is great sadness that Laney and I share with you the news that our sweet Oakleigh Klover Hayes was born this morning at the hospital and is now safely in heaven," Walker said in a statement on Wednesday night. "Thank you for honoring our privacy as we grieve."

 

No other information is available at this time.

It is great sadness that Laney and I share with you the news that our sweet Oakleigh Klover Hayes was born this morning at the hospital and is now safely in heaven.

Hayes has previously spoken out about having the love and support of his children as he navigates his music career. 

 

"They're just kids, but them being proud of me means so much to me, and I can tell that they are," he told People at the time. "They are my favorite things about life. I love each and every one of these kids and I cant wait for another one. Theyre all so beautiful and incredible, and watching them grow is the best thing I get to do on earth."

Date night...

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