Robert Farley, father of NFL player Caleb Farley, has died in the explosion that caused his $2million home to collapse in North Carolina.
Farley, was filmed at the scene on Tuesday morning and has reportedly spoken with authorities but was not in the home when it exploded.
The explosion reportedly happened just before midnight on Monday evening and left another person injured, but they are not believed to have life threatening injuries.
His tragic death comes nearly six years after Caleb’s mother, Robin, died in January 2018 of breast cancer at the age of 53.
Caleb Farley father, Robert Farley age & personal life
Robert Farley was 61 years old.
Robert Farley was married to Robin Fraley and they were married for 30 years.
Robert and Robin Farley were high school sweethearts.
They met at Maiden High School, though not the same one Caleb attended.
Robert told the outlet at the time of her passing, his nickname for his wife was “Lovely,” due to her personality.
Unfortunately, Robin, died in January 2018 of breast cancer at the age of 53.
Caleb Farley’s brother, Joshua
Caleb has an older brother, Joshua, who was born in 1989.
The 34-year-old competed in track and field at Appalachian State.
While both children excelled in sports, Robert told ESPN that Joshua was more of the “quiet type.”
“Small-town North Carolina always felt claustrophobic for him,” the outlet explained. “He saw how much more was out there.”