Rory Feek honors wife Joey Feek on the three-month anniversary of her death blog

It’s been 90 days, give or take a few. Ninety days since he has seen her gorgeous face or caressed her dainty hand or kissed her rosy cheek. And as Rory Feek approached the three-month anniversary of his wife Joey’s death on June 3, Rory couldn’t help but put what he was feeling down via his blog (

“Tomorrow, it will be three months since Joey passed away, and most days, I do pretty well,” he says in the June 3 post. “But some.  The harder ones.   I find myself reaching down and picking up that hurt – the pain of knowing that she is really gone – and trying to carry it on my shoulders.  But I can’t.  I have something else on my shoulders now.  Someone else…”

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That someone else is of course their dear daughter Indiana.

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“Our little two-year old desperately needs her Papa here,” he writes. “Not there.  In the present.  Not the past.  So again, I lay my burden down and let Him have it.  And I trust that His plan is better than mine.  And I know it is.  Because I can see it unfolding right in front of me.”

Tricia Despres is a senior correspondent for Rare Country, based out of Chicago. Join the conversation on Twitter at @RareCountry. We would love to see y’all there.
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