Kellie Pickler’s Husband Praised Lee Brice’s Album Before Death

Kyle Jacobs, Kellie Pickler, and Lee Brice.
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Kellie Pickler’s late husband, Kyle Jacobs, was pleased with his profession achievements earlier than his tragic dying.

“Platinum?! SWEEEET!!! An incredible crew of extremely gifted peeps put this one collectively,” Jacobs wrote through Instagram on Wednesday, February 15, sharing a screenshot of Lee Brice’s Hey World album cowl, which was first launched in November 2020. “Deeply honored to be a inventive a part of it. Thanks Jesus!!!”

The Minnesota native — who died two days after his social media add in Brice’s honor — was a rustic music songwriter who had written for the likes of Brice, 43, Garth Brooks, Kelly Clarkson, Darius Rucker and Tim McGraw. Jacobs even used his occupation as a pickup line to impress Pickler after they first met within the early 2000s.

“I used to be like, ‘Nice,’” the “Crimson Excessive Heels” songstress, 33, completely instructed Us Weekly in December 2015, with an eyeroll, of studying Jacobs penned music. “We began writing the subsequent day.”

Kellie Pickler’s Husband Kyle Said He Was Honored to Write for Lee Brice's Album 2 Days Before Death

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Pickler and Jacobs in the end transitioned their working relationship into romance, tying the knot in 2011.

“He’s the very best husband I ever had — come to consider it, he’s the one husband I’ve ever had!” the previous Pickler & Ben host gushed to Parade in January 2012. “However on a critical word, he’s the prize. I don’t know why he picked me, however I’m glad he did.”

Practically 11 years later, Jacobs died by an obvious suicide on the age of 49.

“Nashville’s Division of Emergency Communications obtained a 911 name at 1:21 p.m. Friday from a house on Sneed Highway within the police division’s West Precinct. Officers and Nashville Fireplace Division personnel responded and positioned resident Kyle Jacobs deceased from an obvious self-inflicted gunshot wound in an upstairs bed room/workplace. His dying is being investigated as an obvious suicide,” the Metropolitan Nashville Police mentioned in an announcement to Selection on Friday, February 17. “Mr. Jacobs’ spouse, Kellie Pickler, reported that she awoke a short while earlier, didn’t see her husband, and commenced in search of him. After she and her private assistant had been unable to open the door to the upstairs bed room/workplace, the assistant telephoned 911.”

A number of of the couple’s nation music buddies have rallied round Pickler following her tragic loss, together with former Pickler & Ben cohost Ben Aaron and singer Jana Kramer.

“We love you @kelliepickler,” the One Tree Hill alum, 38, wrote through her Instagram Story on Saturday, February 18. “We’re praying so exhausting for you and all people who beloved Kyle. … Please name your pals. Even those that you simply assume are blissful. Everyone seems to be struggling and you aren’t alone in these struggles. Somebody desires to be there for you.”

In the event you or somebody is in emotional misery or contemplating suicide, name the 988 Suicide & Disaster Lifeline at 988.