Walker Hayes and his wife Laney Beville are mourning the loss of their child.
In a statement on Instagram and Twitter, the country star, 38, shared the tragic news that their seventh child on the way died on Wednesday, reportedly just days before the due date.
“It is with 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 now is safely in heaven. Thank you for honoring our privacy as we grieve,” the statement read about the couple who share three daughters and three sons, ranging in age from 2 to 11.
“Walker has canceled his immediate upcoming appearances to be home with Beville and their children. We ask that everyone respectfully give them their privacy in this difficult time,” the statement concluded.
— Walker Hayes (@walkerhayes) June 7, 2018