Eric Church‘s brother Brandon Church has 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. “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.” According to multiple reports, Brandon suffered “multiple seizures” before his death at his home in Granite Falls, N.C. 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.

Eric Church’s brother, Brandon Church, dies


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