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Late Backroad Anthem singer Craig Strickland's widow shares touching love letter from their wedding day

Helen Strickland, the widow of Backroad Anthem singer Craig Strickland, shared a touching love letter in the aftermath of his death on a hunting trip.
/ Source: TODAY

While mourning the loss of her husband, country singer Craig Strickland, Helen Strickland has found solace in a touching love letter he wrote to her on their wedding day.

Helen shared the letter on Instagram, calling it a "precious treasure" and laughing at her husband's sense of humor, as he almost signed the letter "Greg."

Craig, 29, the lead singer of the country group Backroad Anthem, was found dead near a lake in northern Oklahoma on Jan. 4 after his boat capsized during a duck hunting trip.

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His body lay about a quarter mile from where his friend, Chase Morland, 22, was discovered in Kaw Lake a week earlier. The two had gone hunting a few days after Christmas amidst deadly winter storms.

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In the wedding day letter, Craig wrote how he was "the luckiest person in the world" and opened up about the little things he loved about Helen.

She also posted a short excerpt of a video from their wedding day, writing she will "cherish it forever."

Amid the tragedy, Helen has been comforted by having Craig's dog, Sam, by her side, she said. The loyal pup was with Craig and Chase on the fateful hunting trip.

Family and friends are holding a service for Craig on Jan. 12 in Arkansas.

The event at Cross Church Pinnacle Hills in Rogers will be live-streamed on the church's website, Helen announced Thursday.

Also, a GoFundMe account has also been set up to help the family.

"I am so proud of you and the impact you have had on this world,'' Helen wrote in announcing the service.

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