On Thursday, CCM icon Toby McKeehan’s 21-year-old son Truett handed away at house. Later that night, McKeehan posted a tribute to his son’s temporary life, his “magnetic” character, aspiring music profession and what appears like an admirably complicated relationship with religion.
“He was by no means a cookie cutter Christian,” McKeehan wrote. “But give me a believer who fights to keep believing. Give me a broken man who recognizes his need for a Savior every time. Thats who Truett was and how he should be remembered.”
McKeehan mentioned the final time he noticed his son alive was at his first reside present on Thursday in Franklin, Tennessee. “It couldnt have been sweeter,” he wrote. “Our music, and what we say lyrically couldnt be more different, but the outcome was much the same offering a room full of people a few minutes of joy in a crazy world.” Truett recorded music beneath the aliases Tru, Trudog and Shiloh.
McKeehan additionally shared the ultimate textual content alternate he’d shared along with his son.
“I wanted to tell you how proud I was of you last night,” McKeehan wrote to his son. “Your show was amazing and I think you got the ‘it’ factor which is very important but unexplainable. Your joy is infectious and you invite people into it.”
“love you dad,” Truett responded. “thank you so much. you have always believed in me. make me feel like a superhero.”
A reason for loss of life has not been introduced and the household has requested for privateness.