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Kane Brown’s Drummer Kenny Dixon Dies in Car Accident

Today (Oct. 13), Kane Brown’s drummer Kenny Dixon passed away in a tragic car accident, his fiancee’, Sarah Hedrick shared the devastating news on her Instagram. Hedrick shared a very young son with Dixon. Dixon and Hedrick were planning a wedding in the very near future.

Hedrick wrote on her Instagram, “I’m at a loss of words. I don’t even know how to write this or ever thought I would have to. Kenny passed away last night in a car accident, I know I have to be strong for Levi and God is gonna pull us through this. We have a forever guardian angel watching above us now. Please keep Levi, my family, and Kenny’s family in your prayers.”

Florida Georgia Line’s drummer expressed his sorrows to the death of Dixon on Instagram with a tearful video saying, “I don’t even know what to say, I’m blown away. Heartbroken. Anytime something like this happens, it just puts so much into perspective of how little time we have on this Earth and that we’re not promised tomorrow. My heart really hurts for Sarah and Levi. It hurts for all of the band members of Kane Brown and their road family. Guys, you’re in my prayers…”

 

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Kane Brown told fans of Dixon’s passing on Instagram saying, “Love you so much dude!!! You started all of this with me from the start in 2015 when no body else believed we would make it out of Chattanooga playing for 500 people and your last show was in a Fn Stadium my guy 🔥 I know u will be watching over us with that red neck accent that we all love and you will never be replaced bro!!! I promise u that!! 🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽”

Brown continued on Twitter to say, “I’m gonna miss you so much man I’d always come back and jam out with u was with me from the very beginning and will be with us when it’s all over!! Love you peep @kennydixon23kb

Dixon’s obituary reads “Mr. Kenneth Michael “Kenny” Dixon, age 27, of Dalton, GA, departed this life, Saturday October 12, 2019 at the Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, TN. Kenny was born February 4, 1992 in Dalton, GA. He was preceded in death by his mother Dusty Kames Dixon, grandparents, Paul Raby, Ruby Quarles. He was a 2010 graduate of Southeast High School.  Kenny was a talented musician and was the drummer for country music artist, Kane Brown Band.

He is survived by his fiancé, Sarah Hedrick of the residence; his three year old son, Levi James  Dixon of Dalton, GA; father, Michael Dixon of Rocky Face, GA; grandparents, Sandra Raby of Ringgold, GA, Arnold Dixon of Tennessee, Richard and Jennifer Kames if Aurora, IL; brothers, Sean Hughes of Dalton, GA, Brandon Smith of Dalton, GA, Kadon Johnson of Dalton, GA; father-in-law, Keith Hedrick; mother-in-law, Tamara Faith of Dalton, GA; sister-in-law, Rachel Hedrick of Athens, GA; several aunts, uncles and cousins, also band family and numerous other family and friends.

Service to celebrate the life of Mr. Kenneth Michael “Kenny” Dixon will be held Sunday October 20, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at the Crosspointe Church with Pastor Jay Tenney officiating.  He will be laid to rest at West Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Crosspointe Church on Saturday October 19, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.” Read more HERE.

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