C.J. Beathard posted a heartfelt tribute Friday to his slain brother Clayton, whose memorial service will happen Saturday outdoors of Nashville in their hometown of Franklin.

“What occurred is totally terrible and has been and can proceed to be the toughest issues my household and I’ve needed to undergo,” C.J. Beathard stated as a part of a prolonged Instagram post. “However I can discover some peace realizing that he’s at peace in heaven proper now, and I do know surely God will deliver an entire bunch of fine out of this.”

Clayton Beathard, 22, was fatally stabbed alongside along with his pal,  Paul Trapeni III, at a Nashville bar early Saturday morning. Michael Mosley, 23, was captured by police on Wednesday and is going through two counts of prison murder and one rely of tried prison murder.

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It’s exhausting to even know the place to start out for one thing like this, however I assume first I simply need to say a can’t inform you how grateful and blessed me and my household are for the entire people who have reached out and prayers we’ve acquired since by brother went to heaven. It really is unbelievable the entire help and pals we’ve. I really like every each one in all you. Thank y’all a lot. However I need to begin with clay. Clay has the most important coronary heart of anybody that I’ve ever recognized. Anybody that is aware of him is aware of this, he would do completely something for the folks he loves. He’s essentially the most loyal man that I’ve ever recognized in my life and has all the time been so dang pleased with my household and I. It sounds so cliche however clay is one of the best instance of a dude that lights up each room he walks into wether its along with his loud contagious snort or simply the smile on his face. Anybody that is aware of him would inform you an identical. He additionally has the weirdest methods of constructing unforgettable relationships with actually everybody he meets. Clay is the sweetest, most humble, hardest, and type hearted folks this world had in it, however he was referred to as dwelling and now has not one of the pains and stresses solely this world might give. Clay is 1 of a sort. Him together with Tucker are and endlessly will probably be my finest pals. We grew up doing all the things collectively going all the way in which again to my mother sitting us three down on the kitchen desk on a regular basis and homeschooling us. And I need to go forward and say I say all of this in the current tense as a result of Clay nonetheless IS! He didn’t “was” this or that, he nonetheless “is”. He simply lives in a distinct place, and that place known as Heaven. The place I do know surely he has no stress no worries and is as joyful as he might ever be. How unimaginable is that to consider! I simply know Clay is us grieving down right here proper now saying “keep robust” “I’m doing nice up right here” and “I’ll see you quickly”. What occurred is totally terrible and has been and can proceed to be the toughest issues my household and I’ve needed to undergo. However I can discover some peace realizing that he’s at peace in heaven proper now, and I do know surely God will deliver an entire bunch of fine out of this. Cont in feedback

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Coach Kyle Shanahan excused Beathard to fly dwelling final Saturday morning to mourn along with his household for so long as he needs. A memorial service is deliberate for three p.m. Saturday at Grace Chapel Church in Franklin.

Here’s what Beathard wrote on an Instagram caption that accompanied 10 household photographs:

“It’s exhausting to even know the place to start out for one thing like this, however I assume first I simply need to say a can’t inform you how grateful and blessed me and my household are for the entire people who have reached out and prayers we’ve acquired since by brother went to heaven.

“It really is unbelievable the entire help and pals we’ve. I really like every each one in all you. Thank y’all a lot. However I need to begin with clay. Clay has the most important coronary heart of anybody that I’ve ever recognized. Anybody that is aware of him is aware of this, he would do completely something for the folks he loves. He’s essentially the most loyal man that I’ve ever recognized in my life and has all the time been so dang pleased with my household and I.

“It sounds so cliche however clay is one of the best instance of a dude that lights up each room he walks into whether or not its along with his loud contagious snort or simply the smile on his face. Anybody that is aware of him would inform you an identical. He additionally has the weirdest methods of constructing unforgettable relationships with actually everybody he meets.

“Clay is the sweetest, most humble, hardest, and type hearted folks this world had in it, however he was referred to as dwelling and now has not one of the pains and stresses solely this world might give. Clay is 1 of a sort. Him together with Tucker are and endlessly will probably be my finest pals. We grew up doing all the things collectively going all the way in which again to my mother sitting us three down on the kitchen desk on a regular basis and homeschooling us.

“And I need to go forward and say I say all of this in the current tense as a result of Clay nonetheless IS! He didn’t “was” this or that, he nonetheless “is”. He simply lives in a distinct place, and that place known as Heaven. The place I do know surely he has no stress no worries and is as joyful as he might ever be. How unimaginable is that to consider! I simply know Clay is us grieving down right here proper now saying “keep robust” “I’m doing nice up right here” and “I’ll see you quickly”.

“What occurred is totally terrible and has been and can proceed to be the toughest issues my household and I’ve needed to undergo. However I can discover some peace realizing that he’s at peace in heaven proper now, and I do know surely God will deliver an entire bunch of fine out of this. 

“As a matter of truth, he already has and I’ve seen a lot of it in simply the final 5 days. We simply must dig deep and latch on to Gods phrase and once we do, it brings peace in realizing not solely the place Clay is however that God is an effective God that works all issues for the nice for those who love him. My relationship with God has strengthened a lot already all through this, together with my household’s. I’ve come to see an entire new view on life, in such a great way.

“Lastly I’ll say to be sure you inform everybody you’re keen on that you simply love them as a lot as you possibly can, as a result of you could have completely no thought when the final time it’s possible you’ll discuss to or see them once more will probably be. One of the best half about it’s realizing that I’ll see Clay once more sometime. God Bless all of y’all.

“For anybody that want to come to his celebration of life, will probably be tomorrow (Saturday, December 28th) at three p.m. at Grace Chapel Church in Franklin, TN. 3279 Southall Street, Franklin, TN #137forlife.”