Zachary Levi asks for prayers for his ailing dad amid hospitalization battling thyroid cancer…while saying dad ‘doesn’t long for this world much longer’
Zachary Levi took to Twitter Monday night to ask for prayers for his father Darrell Pugh, who he said appears to be in the final stages of a battle with cancer.
“Sitting with him in my father’s hospital room,” said the 42-year-old actor. “He’s not doing very well at the moment. The thyroid cancer won’t stop and slowly takes over his trachea.’
The Lake Charles, Louisiana resident said that while doctors “might have a trick or two up their sleeve to buy him a little more time… Papa D isn’t long for this world.”
The latest: Zachary Levi, 42, took to Twitter Monday night to ask for prayers for his father Darrell Pugh, who he says appears to be in the final stages of a battle with cancer
The Shazam! star said that ‘for anyone who feels like rolling up some spiritual sleeves and praying, send some for my fathers.
“Pray that he will be as comfortable and peaceful as a man can get. And that he goes home without fear or regret, knowing how loved he is.’
The Chuck actor responded to a fan saying he was “fine” amid the emotional time.
“Death doesn’t make me sad or afraid,” he said. “It’s actually an incredibly powerful part of life. One we will all reach someday. Where we go back to God, the source, and are surrounded by the highest vibration of energy, love.’
The actor told a fan that he was with his ailing father, who is in the final stages of thyroid cancer
The Chuck actor responded to a fan saying he was “fine” amid the emotional time
The Shazam! star asked for prayers for his father’s peace and comfort in the late stages of his health battle
Levi received kind responses from colleagues, including Dean Cain, Sean Maguire, and Jane Lynch, who wrote, “Love and comfort and peace to you and Dad.”
Levi had previously posted a clip of his father in late November, ahead of surgery he was due to undergo in the ongoing battle with cancer.
He went to the site as per procedure with an update on his father’s health.
“The operation went very well and the surgeons were able to remove 90% of the cancer from his body! PuuuhRAISE!!!’ Levi said. “Thank you all for your continued and humble show of love, and light, and thoughts, and prayers, and just all-in-all deliberate, positive energy that you are and have sent our way. It has meant more than all these words can really say.’
The American Underdog actor said after the procedure he hoped his father’s quality of life would improve by combining a targeted medication regimen with a natural diet so he could get back to living his life, pimping the boardwalk in Ventura. , turn off the Papa-D vibezzz.’
Levi ended by saying, “I’m sending you all the most insane amount of love and gratitude.”