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Eric Church's Brother Brandon Church Dies at 36

Eric Church's Brother Brandon Church Dies at 36

Eric Church‘s brother Brandon Church has sadly passed away at the age of 36.

The younger brother of the 41-year-old country singer died last week, Eric shared on his fan page on Monday night (July 2).

“It is with great sadness to confirm that Eric‘s brother, Brandon, passed away on Friday evening,” he wrote, the Tennessean reports. “In lieu of flowers we are encouraging everyone to donate to a Scholarship Memorial Fund created on Brandon‘s behalf. You can leave a message that will go via email directly to Ken and Rita.”

Brandon suffered “multiple seizures” before his death at his home in Granite Falls, N.C., Eric and Brandon‘s dad Ken told TMZ.

The exact cause of death is not yet known, though foul play is not suspected, according to Granite Falls Police Department Chief Chris Jenkins.

Eric and Brandon co-wrote songs like “How ‘Bout You” from Eric’s 2006 debut, Sinners Like Me, and “Without You Here” from 2009′s Carolina.

Our thoughts are with Brandon‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

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