California Pastor Commits Suicide Hours After Officiating Funeral

A California pastor took his own life on Monday night, hours after officiating a funeral service for a suicide victim, has learned.

Jarrid Wilson, 30, who lived in Southern California, committed suicide on September 9 after suffering from depression, his wife, Juli, revealed on Instagram.

“I took this on Monday evening around 7:30 pm at our son’s baseball practice. By 11:45 that night, my sweet husband was in the presence of Jesus,” Juli wrote on a video of Jarrid playing outside with one of his sons. “I love you, jarrid. (sic) I miss you beyond what my heart can stand. Thank you for loving our boys and I with the greatest passion and selflessness I’ve ever seen or felt in my entire life.”

In another somber post, the heartbroken wife vowed that “suicide doesn’t get the last word.”


Jarrid and Juli founded the Anthem of Hope,…