Family heartbroken after 8-year-old kid passes away on soccer field

(Meredith)– An 8-year-old young boy in West Virginia was playing soccer with his pals simply moments before his heart stopped beating.

Caleb Ray had finished his very first practice of the season on Thursday when he informed his dad he wasn’t feeling well, WSAZ reported. “He informed me,’Daddy I can’t see,'”

stated Ryan Ray.”He fell and began shaking a bit. I screamed for someone to call an ambulance and everybody came running over.”Ryan and his better half, Kristy Ray, performed CPR on their child till the ambulance arrived. Paramedics also aimed to restore Caleb, however he eventually passed away.

Kristy said her child never revealed indications of any medical problems, other than a heart murmur in his infancy and a small case of asthma.

“You do not believe it’s going to happen to you,” she told WSAZ.

The family stated contributions have gathered following Caleb’s death, and they want to utilize the money to purchase defibrillators for athletic fields in their Lincoln County community. One wasn’t available when their boy died.

“That he was drawn from us so quickly, it can not be for absolutely nothing,” said Kristy Ray. “Something good has to originate from this. And the type of kid he was, he would desire us to do this.”

Caleb was a huge brother and “genuinely enjoyed his friends and family members,” his family members composed in an obituary.”He could constantly be discovered smiling and striking up a conversation at the local grocery store on his bicycle, or in his Second grade classroom,” the obituary reads. “He was our angel that got his wings early, and he will permanently be missed out on.”

Details from WSAZ added to this story.

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