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Carsyn James Hovey

November 2, 2017 – November 2, 2017

Our beautiful baby boy, Carsyn James Hovey, was born prematurely at 28 weeks, along with his identical twin brother Ayden Ray Hovey, due to mom and babies having a severe blood infection. After only 8 short hours with his loving parents and siblings, Carsyn’s 2 lb. 5 oz. tiny body lost its battle against the infection and he returned to heaven as our little angel. From the moment we found out we were expecting twins at our 20 week ultrasound, Carsyn and Ayden have brought a tremendous amount of love and joy into our lives. We were excited and thrilled to learn that we were having twins and looking forward to the challenges that came along with twins plus all of the wonderful memories we would make as a family.

During this pregnancy, Carsyn and Ayden have endured so much while waiting to join our family. At 21 weeks, lifesaving surgery was performed while in utero which brought on its own set of challenges of the boys kicking through a thin membrane that separated them. This allowed them to become closer, play and kick each other, but eventually ended up with their cords becoming entangled and putting the boys at risk yet again and mom in the hospital for close monitoring. After 2 weeks of being closely monitored in the hospital, mom’s water broke at 26 1/2 weeks making this already high risk pregnancy even more high risk. After an additional week and a half, it became too dangerous to keep the boys in utero any longer and an emergency C-section was performed.

Although Carsyn was only with us for such a short time, he has forever touched and changed our lives. We know he is still with all of us in spirit and he is watching over Ayden in the NICU (playing and kicking away), as well as watching over his older brother and sister who love, adore, and miss him dearly. Carsyn is survived by his loving parents, Ajay and Courtney Hovey, and his 3 siblings Canyon (6), Amiya (2), and Ayden (1 week). A viewing will be held on November 16, 2017 from 6-8 PM at Memorial Redwood Mortuary & Cemetery located at 6500 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84123.

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Tribute Wall for Carsyn James Hovey

  1. Shan says:

    Words fail to capture the pain of losing a child, may Mr. and Mrs. Hovey find comfort in the fact that soon God will do away with mankind’s enemy death forever. Rev. 21:3,4

  2. Tina Keeney says:

    The word sorry does not cover the sorrow I feel for your family and there are no words to express how you are feeling. I understand. It is so hard to lose a piece of your heart. He is beautiful! Hugs đź’•

  3. Christine Larsen says:

    We love this sweet family. We pray you will find comfort in knowing that he is watching over your family and always will be. You are amazing parents and your children are so blessed to have you all loving them. Nonstop prayers are coming your way Madsen and HOVEY familyđź’•

  4. Gary says:

    I work with your Dad/Father-in-law and I wanted to pass on my sincere condolences. I can’t imagine your loss and hope you find solace and peace with every passing hour. Please know your entire family is in my thoughts and all my well wishes are flooding your way.

  5. Elizabeth Neuteboom says:

    You and your family will always be in my thoughts and prayers. I know that you are strong! Your little boy is adorable and he is up watching over you guys!

  6. The Unger Family~ says:

    Ajay and Courtney.. our family is so very sorry for your loss! I am sure Carsyn is sitting in Jesus lap. May He the Lord keep you in comfort and His love <3

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