He was always very kind, and such a light.” Gabrielle Union: “I had the pleasure of working w/ #Lee Thompson Young on Flash Forward & he was an extremely talented beautiful soul. #RIP.” Tia Mowry: “My heart goes out to Lee Thompson Young. RIP Lee Thompson Young.” Harry Shum Jr.: “Feeling incredibly sad about Lee Thompson Young. On Tuesday of this week, the TNT show said goodbye to the actor and his character, Barry, who they had a funeral for after the character was written out of the program, passing from injuries in a car accident.His sister, Tamu Lewis also recalls Young’s struggles.And medication and therapy helped with that quick recovery.
According to experts, depressive episodes can last for almost two weeks, and it causes those struggling with it to quickly go from moments of great joy, to very deep sadness.But when Young committed suicide last year, he was battling with a heavy depression that he couldn’t deal with.You just never know, that just tore me up a little.Man…” Solange Knowles: “Very very sad to hear about Lee Thompson Young. My heart is aching…” Donald Faison: “This breaks my heart.A montage of images of Young were shown in the tearful send-off.
In recognition of the episode, Young’s mother and sister decided to break their silence about the loss of their beloved son and brother in an interview with WIS in Hartford, Connecticut.