Donald Faison Mourns the Death of Ex-Wife Lisa Askey: 'I Am Forever Grateful'

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Donald Faison is mourning the loss of his ex-wife, Lisa Askey.
On Wednesday, the 42-year-old actor shared a heartfelt tribute thanking Askey for being a great mother to their three children.
"My son Dade is very brave," he captioned a photo of what appears to be his son holding Askey’s hand. "Today he and his brother Kobe and sister Kaya lost their mother. Lisa Askey Faison. She and I never really saw eye to eye but one thing we did share was our love for our children. RIP Lisa. You raised three beautiful children into fine adults and I am forever grateful for that. May god bless your soul with light and love."

Though Faison did not reveal the cause of Askey's untimely death, his touching words including a reposted message from his son, Dade, reading,"I just wanted to say thank you so much mom! You have been there for me when I needed you most."
"I cant [sic] believe it has come to this but I know you are in a better place right now," the post continues. "I love you with all my heart and one day we shall meet again. You worked so hard and never gave up no matter how hard times got. R.I.P mom and until next time! #RestInPeace #BestMom #Love."

Faison and Askey divorced in 2005, after four years of marriage.
The Scrubs star also has two children, Rocco and Wilder, with wife CaCee Cobb, and an older son, Sean, from a previous relationship.