BIG DADDY WEAVE JAY WEAVER DEAD

Big Daddy Weave's Jason "Jay" Weaver is dead after suffering complications from COVID-19

His brother and fellow band member, Mike, shared the tragic news

Jay was a bass player and vocalist for the Christian band and had a history of health complications

in 2016, he was rushed to the hospital and had to get both feet amputated to fight an infection in his body.

Big Daddy Weave started in 1998, dropping their first album in 2001 and touring with big hits in the Christian music scene ever since.

Mike talked about his brother's impact - "The Lord used him in such a mighty way out on the road for many years."

Their family will deal with the heartache "as it comes"

"The prayers of healing can now turn into prayers of thanksgiving now that Jay is in God's presence."

Mike, shared on Instagram My brother Jay went to be with Jesus just a couple hours ago