Luke Bryan Took in His Sister's Children after Her Sudden Death

Luke Bryan opened up on the changes he had to make after his sister, Kelly, and her husband tragically died, some years apart.

Although he had 13 No. 1 hits under his belt with his fifth studio album, “Kill the Lights,” also leaving its mark on people, Luke Bryan’s life took a weird turn when his brother-in-law, Ben Lee Cheshire, died in 2014.

Singer-songwriter Luke Bryan attends the 2017 CMT Music Awards at the Music City Center on June 7, 2017 | Photo: Getty Images

Singer-songwriter Luke Bryan attends the 2017 CMT Music Awards at the Music City Center on June 7, 2017 | Photo: Getty Images

According to People, when his sister, Kelly’s husband died, his nephew Til, and his nieces Kris and Jordan, were orphaned as Kelly had passed on earlier.

It seems that all worked out well for the family as his wife’s social media pages often show Luke spending quality time with his now-expanded family

Biography recalled that Kelly, who is the country music singer-songwriter’s older sister, had died after a brief battle with an unknown ailment.

Before her death, Luke and Kelly had shared one final moment during his April 6, 2007 play at the Grand Ole Opry. Kelly, who joined the multitude of people there to watch her little brother do what he loved, died a month after that performance.

The bond the duo shared made it easy for Luke and his wife, Caroline Boyer, to step in to help raise Til, Kris, and Jordan after their father passed on seven years later.

Luke Bryan and Caroline Boyer attend the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 3, 2016 | Photo: Getty Images

Luke Bryan and Caroline Boyer attend the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 3, 2016 | Photo: Getty Images

While it was a huge change that required some adjustment for everyone, including the couple’s two boys, Bo and Tate, there was no uncertainty that their nieces and nephew belonged in their family.

During an interview with People, Luke revealed that his children quickly got accustomed to having three other children around.

As at the time of the adoption, his sister’s children – Jordan, Kris, and Til – were teens according to Good House Keeping. The first two were soon on their way to college, so he had to learn the tricks of raising Til in a short amount of time.

Thus the biggest challenge for the “American Idols” judge was “properly giving the right amount of advice and realizing you’re talking to someone who is becoming an adult.” 

Despite that, it seems that all worked out well for the family as his wife’s social media pages often show Luke spending quality time with his now-expanded family. Caroline once shared two photos from a family event that involved snorkeling and golf.

The mother-of-two previously shared an image that showed all five of the children sitting on some steps as she claimed that she loved them.

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