The cowboy community is a strong one. We endure love together and we endure loss together. Our community lost two very special souls, Bailee Ackerman Byler and Will Byler. The couple passed away in a helicopter accident on the same night of their wedding. Madi Wagner Photography had the joy of photographing this beloved couple, and had some important words to say about processing this unfathomable loss. Read her statement below.

One of the most powerful takeaways from what Madi said is, “These two spent their last day on this earth celebrating their most cherished loved ones – I believe it was truly the best day of their lives. I am so saddened by this news, but now Mr. & Mrs. Byler will join our Jesus in heaven and have the most abundant marriage with no troubles, no temptation, no worries.”

Please keep the family and friends of Bailee and Will in your thoughts and prayers during this time.