Michael Stockley’s family confirmed his demsie in a statement on Wednesday, October 13
Iconic gamer Michael ‘KiXSTAr’ Stockley died on Monday, October 11, his family announced. He was 24 years old. “We send our deepest condolences to Michael Stockley’s during this difficult time. Michael was one of the bright lights of our siege community and he will be missed, ” Rainbow Six Esports said in a statement. Stockley was widely recognized for his gaming skills in the Rainbow Six Siege community. A cause of death was not known at the moment.
Stockley’s family released a statement on Wednesday, October 13 that said, “On Monday, October 11 Michael ‘KiXSTAr’ Stockley passed away unexpectedly. He had so much planned for the future, and he was looking forward to working with so many of you.” The statement further added, “Michael worked hard to lift up the R6 seige community and in turn, many of you lifted him up as well. We are grateful for the love and support that we have experienced from so many of you. Keep it going, pay it forward and keep lifting each other up.”
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A statement from the family of Michael “KiXSTAr” Stockley (March 9, 1997 – October 11, 2021) pic.twitter.com/wcxeK38wQn
— Parker Mackay (@INTERRO) October 13, 2021
Michael ‘KiXSTAr’ Stockley was a pillar of the competitive ‘Rainbow Six Siege’ community since his playing days with Orbit. he was an Esports Awards color commentator in 2020, and was nominated for the same award in the 2021 iteration of the awards. Following the announcement of his demise, professional players, coaches, and fans paid their condolences.
Fans paid tribute to the iconic gamer and posted tweets like, “Huge loss for the siege community. RIP Kix. I don’t even know what to say. He was literally the nicest person in the siege community.” Another tweet read, “Rip KiX Another amazing person being taken so early. And someone who meant so much to the community. Heartbreaking to see. Prayers out to his family and friends” One person wrote, “I can’t believe kixstar is actually dead. RIP Kix” “Now way RIP kix man I was only into R6 for a short period of time but i loved his commentary” Another person said, “Sad is an understatement as to how I feel right now. Despite probably never talking to him personally, Kix was one of the reasons I started watching pro R6 and playing the game in general. This. Brinkwire Brief News.