Embattled Lighthouse chapel leader, Dag Heward-Mills has sadly lost his eldest son, Dr David Heward-Mills, after a short illness.
Dr David Heward-Mills died in the United States on Good Friday, April 15th 2022.
He was 31 years of age.
David was Bishop Dag’s eldest son and a medical doctor in America.
News of his shocking death left social media in mourning.
The church released a statement addressing the sad passing of Dr David.
“It is with deep regret and great sorrow that we announce the sudden passing away of David Heward-Mills, after a short illness.
“David was the first son of our Founder and Presiding Bishop,” the statement read.
The church called for the public to respect the privacy of the grieving family at this time.
“We, also as a church, are heartbroken, however, we stand with our leader and his family and believe that God will comfort and see us through this very difficult season.”
“Please respect their privacy during this difficult time. Funeral arrangements will be communicated in due course,” the statement added.
Who is David Heward-Mills?
David Heward-Mills was the first son of Bishop Dag-Heward Mills, founder and leader of the Lighthouse Group of Churches (UD-OLGC), formerly Lighthouse Chapel.
He worked as the resident physician at Prisma Health, Columbia in the United States of America, for almost two years.
Davido also worked as a Research Physician at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Galveston.