David Feherty's son, Shey William Feherty, passed away from an overdose, the former European Tour pro and Golf Channel and NBC analyst shared on Tuesday.
My first born son is gone from me, dying from an overdose on his 29th birthday. Bless his sweet heart, I will fight on.
— David Feherty (@Fehertwit) August 1, 2017
The 29-year-old died on his birthday, July 29, according to the host. Shey is one of two sons from Feherty's first marriage to South African, Caroline Feherty. The couple had two sons together. Feherty and his second wife, Anita, live in the Dallas area. Anita has two children from a prior marriage, and the couple has a daughter, Erin, together.
Shey worked in trucking and logistics, according to a 2013 Golf Digest profile, and, in 2015, became a partner in a business called Sports Concie, which worked in concierge for sporting events. In 2016, he began Sheyco Group.
A funeral service is planned for noon on August 1. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to the Center for Addiction and Recovery Studies (CARS), located at 6363 Forest Park Road Bass, Level A 226, Dallas, Texas.
We extend our condolences to the entire Feherty family and their friends.