David Wilson Dies; Mindy McCready Mourns Father of Child, "Soulmate"

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Mindy McCready is mourning the death of her "life partner," singer-songwriter David Wilson, who died at home in in Heber Springs, Ark., last night undisclosed causes.

The couple had been together for about two years.

David Wilson, Mindy McCready

Wilson was the father of her 9-month-old son, Zayne. Country singer McCready, 37, also has an older son, Zander, with country singer Billy McKnight.

"David was my soulmate," McCready said in a statement.

"He was a precious gift from God to all of us and, yesterday, he returned home and is now with his mother and father. David loved and was loved."

"Those who knew and loved him will miss him; those who did know know David missed the opportunity to know a truly loving and gifted man."

A rep for McCready says thta that no funeral plans have been made, but that services will likely be held in Arkansas, where the couple resided.

Our thoughts are with Mindy and all others close to David.

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Mindy McCready Biography

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Mindy McCready was a country singer who had success in the 1990s but spiraled out of control for years until her death in early 2013. It... More »
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Malinda Gayle McCready