On what would have been Conner Flowers’ 33rd birthday, Olivia Flowers is honoring him. The Southern Charm star opened up on Thursday for the first time following the news of his passing.
“I’ve been avoiding the post and anything else that makes losing you our new reality…but I want to wish you a Happy Heavenly Birthday Conner. Mom, Dad, and I love you and are here on earth missing you. #33,” the reality TV star wrote.“Thank you to all those who have reached out and been so helpful during this time,” she added. “To be surrounded by those who knew and loved Conner all week was a gift in itself. We are so grateful for all your messages – please know they haven’t gone unseen.”
Olivia posted a picture of Conner looking off into the horizon while standing next to his mother.
Conner’s death was confirmed by the family last week in a statement to ET.
“Conner was a remarkable young man, with the gift of compassion and love for others, earning him friends everywhere he went,” his family said in a statement. “His values were seeded in his faith and in his family. We know his absence will be felt by many for years to come. Please respect our privacy while we grieve the overwhelming loss of our son and brother.”
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How Did Olivia Flowers Brother Die?
Conner passed away on January 30 at his home in the Isle of Palms, South Carolina, according to Page Six, which obtained a statement from the Charleston County Coroner, Bobbi Jo O’Neal.
“The manner and cause of death are pending,” the statement read, with the coroner’s office adding that the local police department is “investigating.”
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The co-stars of Southern Charm offered Olivia support after learning of Conner’s passing.
“As friends of the Flowers family we have all been asked to stand around them and ask you to please respect their need for privacy so that they may grieve the loss of their loved on,” Leva Bonaparte wrote on her Instagram Story. Taylor Ann Green, Olivia’s close friend on the show, wrote, “Privacy is number one. Please keep in mind that this is a heartbreaking and grieving time for them.”
According to Conner Flowers’ Obituary, He Was a Kind Person
Conner would have turned 33 on February 9, 2023, according to his obituary, which states that he died just before that day. He was “well-known to many as a man full of life, a friend who loved to have a good time, and an ardent golfer.”
Conner was able to easily make friends wherever he went. He enjoyed some of his best times when cheering on Texas teams. Conner was a fan favorite, whether he was cheering on the Dallas Mavericks or the Dallas Cowboys. Several friends wrote about Conner in his obituary.