Larry Myers Jr. Dies From A Heart Attack After 49th Birthday

"Larry has fought the good fight," Todd Darrell said on Facebook. “He has overcome some of the biggest challenges he has ever had to face. Rest well Junior you will be missed.”

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Larry Myers Jr. Dies From A Heart Attack After 49th Birthday

Larry Myers Jr. is dead after suffering a heart attack at the age of 49.

According to Page Six, the reality star, who appeared in a Jan. 2022 episode of My 600-Lb. Life on TLC, died on June 13, only three days after his 49th birthday.

“Larry has fought the good fight,” Todd Darrell said on Facebook. “He has overcome some of the biggest challenges he has ever had to face. Rest well Junior you will be missed.”

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Todd also posted a link to a GoFundMe campaign set up in Larry’s honor. The page is accepting donations for Larry’s funeral and refers to him as “Mr. Buttermilk Biscuits.”

He previously became popular for singing “Mr. Buttermilk Biscuits” in a chicken restaurant and was an aspiring gospel singer.

“Larry always made himself available to sing at special events any time anyone asked, most of the time free of charge,” the GoFundMe reads.

Larry Myers Jr. Dies From A Heart Attack After 49th Birthday

“His struggle with weight gain/loss never dimmed his drive to show love and kindness to all he met. As a family, we want to bring our beloved Larry home one more time so we can lay him to rest with dignity and respect.”

Larry was bedridden and weighed more than 900 pounds when he appeared on My 6oo-Lb. Life. Despite having had weight loss surgery five years before filming, he had gained 400 pounds. “I eat to comfort myself,” Larry said on the show.

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“When I’m cooking, it’s the only time I’m happy, besides when I’m eating.” He cited his mother and nephew’s deaths as the source of his unhappiness.

According to a March 2022 interview, Larry lost 300 pounds after taping the show. He did, however, claim that his sadness caused him to regain 200 pounds.

His Facebook page revealed that in the months leading up to his death, he was committed to living a healthy lifestyle.

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