Shad Gaspard’s heartbroken woman pays tribute to WWE star in Beach Memorial

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Shad Gaspard’s heartbroken wife paid homage to WWE star at beach memorial a few days after his death, rescuing their 10-year-old son from a torn current at Venice Beach.

Shad’s widow, Siliana – who has been married to Shad since 2009 – was seen joining friends, family, fans and loved ones on Los Angeles Beach where the hero’s father died earlier this week, in images obtained exclusively by DailyMail.com.

Gaspard, 39, drowned after he and his 10-year-old son Aryeh were swept away on Sunday during what was supposed to be a relaxing family day at the beach.

Her body ran aground on the shore three days later early Wednesday morning.

Shad's widow, Siliana (photo), was seen joining friends, family, fans, and loved ones on LA beach on Friday night, where the hero's father died earlier this week.

Shad’s widow, Siliana (photo), was seen joining friends, family, fans, and loved ones on LA beach on Friday night, where the hero’s father died earlier this week.

Siliana kisses a bereaved person while a man stands by him carrying a cardboard box and wearing a facial mask

Siliana kisses a bereaved person while a man stands by him carrying a cardboard box and wearing a face mask

Friends, family, fans and loved ones gathered on the beach in LA where the hero father lost his life earlier this week, in images obtained exclusively by DailyMail.com

Friends, family, fans and loved ones gathered on the beach in LA where the hero father lost his life earlier this week, in images obtained exclusively by DailyMail.com

Gaspard's father Ben Gaspard is also seen being led to the vigil organized at Venice Beach by a bereaved colleague

Gaspard’s father Ben Gaspard is also seen being led to the vigil organized at Venice Beach by a bereaved colleague

The wrestler had rescued his son, tossing Aryeh to the rescuer to be rescued after the two were in trouble in the water, an eyewitness exclusively told DailyMail.com Friday.

Shad’s devastated family gathered for a memorial on the beach Friday evening as the sun set over the sand.

Siliana, 35, held back tears as she was pictured being hugged by mourners paying tribute to her late husband.

The broken-hearted widow was seen wearing a leopard print coat, black leggings and black heeled sneakers.

Their son Aryeh was not pictured at the memorial.

Siliana, 35, held back tears when she was photographed by mourners paying tribute to her late husband

Siliana, 35, held back tears when she was photographed by mourners paying tribute to her late husband

The broken-hearted widow was seen wearing a leopard print coat, black leggings and black heeled sneakers. Their son Aryeh was not photographed at the memorial

The broken-hearted widow was seen wearing a leopard print coat, black leggings and black heeled sneakers. Their son Aryeh was not photographed at the memorial

A wreath of flowers spells the name of the wrestler in the sand at sunset Friday evening

A wreath of flowers spells the name of the wrestler in the sand at sunset Friday evening

People gathered to pay tribute to the WWE star who tragically passed away this week during what was supposed to be a relaxing family day at the beach

People gathered to pay tribute to the WWE star who tragically passed away this week during what was supposed to be a relaxing family day at the beach

A man wearing a mask was next to Siliana, carrying a cardboard box.

Shad’s distraught father, Ben, was also seen on the beach, holding the hand of another bereaved man who led him to the vigil for his 39-year-old son.

Candles were lit and placed in the sand next to wreaths of flowers spelling his name and photos of the WWE star celebrating his life.

Fifteen photos were placed along the beach at Venice pier at the location halfway to the lifeguard station where his body was found

Fifteen photos were placed along the beach at Venice pier, halfway to the lifeguard station where his body was found

The mourners comforted the devastated widow of Shad who tragically lost her husband at the beach on Sunday

The mourners comforted the devastated widow of Shad who tragically lost her husband at the beach on Sunday

One of the photos shows the family man with his wife Siliana and son Aryeh whom Shad helped save in the tragic accident

One of the photos shows the family man with his wife Siliana and son Aryeh whom Shad helped save in the tragic accident

Gaspard, 39, drowned after he and his 10-year-old son Aryeh were swept away on Sunday during what was supposed to be a relaxing family day at the beach

Gaspard, 39, drowned after he and his 10-year-old son Aryeh were swept away on Sunday during what was supposed to be a relaxing family day at the beach

Shad's family gathered for a beach memorial Friday evening as the sun set over the sand

Shad’s family gathered for a beach memorial Friday evening as the sun set over the sand

Fifteen photos were placed along the beach at Venice Pier, halfway to the lifeguard station where his body was found.

One of the photos showed the family man with his wife Siliana and son Aryeh on his shoulders as they all smiled happily at the camera.

In another photo, the proud father is seen kissing son Aryeh – now 10 years old – on the head when he was a baby.

As the sun sets over the mourners of Venice Beach, the WWE star bravely risked his life to save his son

As the sun sets over the mourners of Venice Beach, the WWE star bravely risked his life to save his son

Photo shows proud father kissing son Aryeh - now 10 years old - on baby's head

Photo shows proud father kissing son Aryeh – now 10 years old – on baby’s head

Siliana is pictured at the memorial. The couple's son Aryeh was not photographed at the vigil on Friday evening

Siliana is pictured at the memorial. The couple’s son Aryeh was not photographed at the vigil on Friday evening

Hope disappeared when Shad's body washed ashore early Wednesday morning

Hope disappeared when Shad’s body ran aground on shore early Wednesday morning

Siliana holds back tears as she directs vigil to deceased husband during beach trip

Siliana holds back tears as she heads the vigil to her late husband who died on a beach trip

Other photos have shown him in his wrestling poses from his WWE working time and promotional photos from his new acting career.

Shad and Aryeh had difficulties at sea last Sunday during a visit to the beach with Siliana.

A rescuer managed to save the boy but was unable to save Shad.

Kenichi Haskett, section chief of the Los Angeles County Fire Department, Lifeguard Services told DailyMail.com in an exclusive interview on Friday that the father died while saving his son.

Fifteen photos were placed along the beach at Venice pier at the location halfway to the lifeguard station where his body was found

Fifteen photos were placed along the beach at Venice pier, halfway to the lifeguard station where his body was found

Some photos show the star in his WWE working time wrestling poses and promotional photos from his new acting career

Some photos show the star in his WWE working time wrestling poses and promotional photos from his new acting career

Shad's father Ben, pictured during the vigil for his 39-year-old son, whose body washed ashore on Wednesday

Shad’s father Ben, pictured during the vigil for his 39-year-old son, whose body ran aground on the shore on Wednesday

Several rescuers tried to find the professional wrestler on Sunday but could not save him and he drowned

Several rescuers tried to find the professional wrestler on Sunday but could not save him and he drowned

The Gaspard family is represented in the photo presented on Venice Beach. Gaspard was best known as a member of the Cryme Tyme wrestling team with fellow WWE JTG star

The Gaspard family is represented in the photo presented on Venice Beach. Gaspard was best known as a member of the Cryme Tyme wrestling team with fellow WWE JTG star

Since leaving wrestling in 2010, Gaspard has pursued an acting career with several films including Think Like A Man Too and the 2015 Kevin Hart comedy Get Hard

Since leaving wrestling in 2010, Gaspard has pursued an acting career with several films including Think Like A Man Too and the 2015 Kevin Hart comedy Get Hard

“Her main concern was the safety of her son. He did everything he could to protect his boy, “he said.

Aryeh was about 25 to 35 meters away when the rescuer rescued him and Shad threw the boy over to the rescuer.

When the rescuer returned to rescue Shad, the backdraft had pulled him another 50 to 65 meters, which made him almost 100 meters offshore.

“It all happened in an instant,” said Haskett.

Hope disappeared when Shad’s body ran aground on the shore on Wednesday.

Siliana is pictured at the memorial Friday evening, one day after posting a touching tribute on social media to her husband.

Siliana is pictured at the memorial Friday evening, one day after posting a touching tribute on social media to her husband.

The memorial took place on the same beach where the tragic accident happened on Sunday when Shad and Aryeh were dragged into the sea

The memorial took place on the same beach where the tragic accident happened Sunday when Shad and Aryeh were dragged to sea

Siliana (pictured at the vigil) was also on the beach at the time of the incident on Sunday

Siliana (pictured at the vigil) was also on the beach at the time of the incident on Sunday

The Los Angeles County Coroner’s office said Gaspard was found on the surf line at 2600 Ocean Walk – one mile north of where he would have been drowned on Sunday.

His body was identified and transported to the LA county coroner’s office, Kenichi Haskett, Los Angeles County fire chief, said Lifeguard Services.

His widow paid tribute to her husband in a heartbreaking Instagram article on Thursday, describing Shad as a “real-life superhero” and “a bright force of nature that has brought joy to many.”

“Aryeh, myself and the Gaspard and Chittick families would like to take this time to thank everyone for their prayers and support, as we mourn the terrible loss of our beloved Shad,” she wrote.

She continued, “Shad was our whole world and we were his. There are not enough words to describe what it means to all of us. He was our heart, our soul, our protector, our warrior.

Photos of Gaspard adorn the sand of Venice Beach in memory of WWE star and father

Photos of Gaspard adorn the sand of Venice Beach in memory of WWE star and father

People gathered to watch the 15 photos commemorating the life of the father of one, actor and wrestler

People gathered to watch the 15 photos commemorating the life of one father, actor and wrestler

Mourners kiss and comfort each other on Friday evening. Kenichi Haskett, Section Head of the Los Angeles County Fire Department, Lifeguard Services told DailyMail.com in an exclusive interview on Friday that the father died while saving his son

Mourners kiss and comfort each other at the Friday evening vigil. Kenichi Haskett, Section Head of the Los Angeles County Fire Department, Lifeguard Services told DailyMail.com in an exclusive interview on Friday that the father died while saving his son

The Los Angeles County Coroner's office said Gaspard was found on the surf line at 2600 Ocean Walk - one mile north of where he would have drowned on Sunday.

The Los Angeles County Coroner’s office said Gaspard was found on the surf line at 2600 Ocean Walk – one mile north of where he would have been drowned on Sunday.

“He was a luminous force of nature, which brought joy to many through his joyful and graceful nature.

“The outpouring of love from Shad’s friends, colleagues and fans has meant more to us than you can even imagine. “

She also made sure to thank “rescuers, coast guards, divers, firefighters and police” who spent days looking for Shad before his body ran aground on the shore.

Siliana signed her heartbreaking article by speaking directly to her late handsome.

“I love you more, my love,” she wrote.

The couple frequently shared love photos on social media and adored their only son, Aryeh, born in 2010.

In the final moment of WWE star Shad Gaspard, he threw his 10-year-old son Aryeh to a rescuer to be rescued after the two were swept into a cut current at Venice Beach on Sunday, eyewitness told DailyMail.com

In the final moment of WWE star Shad Gaspard, he threw his 10-year-old son Aryeh to a rescuer to be rescued after the two were swept into a cut current at Venice Beach on Sunday, eyewitness told DailyMail.com

Early Wednesday morning, the 39-year-old man's body washed ashore - three days after the wrestler left for a relaxed beach day with his wife Siliana and his son. His widow, 35, went to Instagram on Thursday, describing Shad as a `` real-life superhero '' and `` a bright force of nature that has brought joy to many. ''

Early Wednesday morning, the 39-year-old man’s body washed ashore – three days after the wrestler left for a relaxed beach day with his wife Siliana and his son. His widow, 35, went to Instagram on Thursday, describing Shad as a “real-life superhero” and “a luminous force of nature that has delighted many”

An eyewitness said,

An eyewitness said, “Her main concern was the safety of her son. He did everything he could to protect his boy. Aryeh was about 25 to 35 meters away when the rescuer rescued him, “said Kenichi Haskett, section chief of the Los Angeles County Fire Department, Lifeguard Services in an exclusive interview with DailyMail.com.

Siliana was seen with other devastated family members at Venice Beach on Wednesday, hours after Shad’s body ran aground on the shore.

On Tuesday, while Shad was still missing, Siliana posted an Instagram statement on Tuesday to thank the authorities for their efforts, while hoping for the safe return of her husband.

“We would like to express our gratitude to the first responders who saved Aryeh and to the rescuers, coast guards, divers, firefighters and police services for their continued efforts to help locate our beloved Shad,” the statement said.

“Shad is a fighter, a warrior and a magical soul. We hope and pray for his safe return. As a family, we thank you all for your concern and best wishes. Please continue to send your positivity and prayers to our beloved Shad.

Siliana Gaspard, 35, went on Instagram Thursday, describing the late husband Shad as a `` real-life superhero '' and `` a luminous force of nature, which has delighted many '' ''

Siliana Gaspard, 35, went to Instagram on Thursday, describing the late husband Shad as a “real-life superhero” and “a bright force of nature that has brought joy to many”

Shad Gaspard's wife Siliana was seen leaving Venice Beach comforted by close friends after a tragic incident on Sunday. On Thursday, she described Shad as a

Shad Gaspard’s wife Siliana was seen leaving Venice Beach comforted by close friends after a tragic incident on Sunday. On Thursday, she described Shad as a “real-life superhero” and “a luminous force of nature that has brought joy to many.”

Tributes have been paid by wrestling stars, including Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Titus O’Neill and Triple H.

“My prayers and my hope for Shad Gaspard’s wife, son and family during this unthinkable time. Man, it’s difficult. A very difficult one. Great guy, ”The Rock tweeted.

DailyMail.com was there while several rescuers were on the scene on Sunday, as well as divers, rescue boats, paramedics on standby, coastguards flying back and forth, and helicopters hovering over the crowded beach for almost three hours.

By the time the rescuer returned to rescue Shad, the tidal current had removed him from another 50 to 65 meters, making him almost 100 meters offshore.

By the time the rescuer returned to rescue Shad, the cross-current had removed him an additional 50 to 65 meters, making him almost 100 meters offshore. “It all happened in an instant,” Haskett told DailyMail.com

Siliana stayed on the beach Sunday evening and was seen looking out to the ocean while the coast guard was searching

Siliana stayed on the beach Sunday evening and was seen looking at the ocean while the coast guard was searching

“We asked one of our rescuers to rescue a father and a son,” Kenichi Haskett, the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s lifeguard division, told DailyMail.com.

“I saw the inconsolable young boy and his mother who had his arms wrapped around him,” said one spectator.

“It was just heartbreaking, absolutely heartbreaking to see this mother and child in complete despair. “

Gaspard was best known as a member of the Cryme Tyme wrestling team with fellow WWE star JTG.

Since leaving wrestling in 2010, Gaspard has pursued an acting career with several films including Think Like A Man Too and the 2015 Kevin Hart comedy Get Hard.

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