Dex Carvey, son of Dana Carvey, dies of unintended overdose at age 32 – Nationwide

Dex Carvey, the eldest son of comic Dana Carvey, died on Wednesday evening. He was 32.

Carvey and his spouse Paula Zwagerman shared information of their son’s demise on Instagram on Thursday.

Utilizing easy white textual content on a black background, Carvey and Zwagerman stated Dex died of an “unintended drug overdose.”

The dad and mom described the loss as a “horrible tragedy.”

“Dex packed lots into these 32 years. He was extraordinarily gifted at so many issues–music, artwork, movie making, comedy–and pursued all of them passionately,” they wrote.

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“It’s not an exaggeration to say that Dex liked life. And whenever you had been with him, you really liked life too,” they continued. “He made the whole lot enjoyable. However most of all, he liked his household, his mates and his girlfriend, Kaylee. Dex was a wonderful particular person. His handmade birthday playing cards are a treasure. We are going to miss him perpetually.”

Carvey and Zwagerman provided help to others who could also be scuffling with habit and acknowledged those that take care of folks with substance abuse points.

The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner stated Dex died in his dwelling.

The 68-year-old SNL alum additionally shared two different social media posts about Dex.

In a single, Carvey used a photograph of his son and wrote, “F—ok the tabloids. That is my boy.”

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In one other publish, Carvey shared a photograph of him and Dex working collectively publicly. The accompanying caption was easy: “What a pleasure.”

Very similar to his father, Dex was a comic and actor. He carried out stand-up as a gap act for Carvey’s personal 2016 Netflix particular Straight White Male. Dex additionally had performing roles within the motion pictures Joe Grime 2: Stunning Loser and The Funster, each of which star Carvey.

Carvey and Zwagerman have been married since 1983. They’ve one different son, 30-year-old Thomas Carvey, who can be a comic.

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In case you or somebody is scuffling with substance abuse points, please contact Wellness Collectively Canada for quick, free and confidential psychological well being and substance use assist at 1-866-585-0445. 

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