Dwight Howard Wife Death – Los Angeles Lakers focus Dwight Howard is grieving the loss of Melissa Rios, the mother of his 6-year-old child, David, he told correspondents Friday.
Rios kicked the bucket of an epileptic seizure on March 27 at her home in Calabasas, California. She was 31.
“I’ve had a few things occur in my own life that has been hard to truly deal with,” Howard said on a video telephone call. “My child’s mother, she had spent away a month and a half prior and it’s very hard for me to attempt to see how to converse with my child, who’s 6 years of age, pretty much the entire circumstance.”
David is with Howard in Georgia, where he has been braving the NBA break on his 23-section of land property. Howard was intending to welcome Rios – a realtor and epilepsy advocate – to invest energy with him and their child in Georgia when he discovered she had passed on.
Howard, 34, said investing energy with David and his four other youngsters has given him some solace during an uncomfortable time.