Steve Irvin died in 2006 at the age of 44, shocking fans all over the world with his passing. Irvin’s death came as a shock to the entire world. Sixteen years after his passing, Irwin is still regarded as one of the most lovable and fascinating people in history.
Terri Irwin recently spoke about her late husband Steve Irvin’s terrible death while appearing on the Australian television show “Anh’s brush with fame.”
The 53-year-old widow has been campaigning against the killing of animals on purpose in order to reduce their population, a practise known as culling. In the emotional conversation, Mrs. Irwin revealed to her late husband’s admirers that he always believed he would live a brief life.
Sadly, Steve Irvin was killed by a stingray while filming “Ocean Deadliest.” His wife Terri was instructed to contact the zoo management. She found it incredibly difficult to tell their children, Bindi and Robert. Terri thought back to the sense of guilt and agony she felt after hearing the news.
Terri has been Steve Irvin’s widow for 16 years, and she still feels anguish. “Every day is painful, and after 16 years, the sadness stops being a rock in your heart and starts walking beside you,” she said in an interview.
I never really know when it will hit me, but it’s always there. Terri always misses Steve, but she counts herself lucky to have had him as a part of her “happily ever after.”
Steve Irvin, 44, passed away on September 4, 2006, while he was in the vicinity of Fort Douglas filming a documentary about the Great Barrier Reef. He was killed by bleeding to death after being stabbed by a stingray’s barb.
Steve’s wife Terri acknowledges that the outpouring of sympathy that followed the announcement of his loss would have shocked Steve.
Steve left behind his wife and two young children, who also loved the outdoors as much as their father did. Terri asserts that despite Steve’s notoriety over the years, he never allowed it to have a negative impact on him.
She said, “He would have been shocked at the outpouring of love and sorrow upon his departure.”