NATIONAL (VFB) – Oliver Jack Carter Lomas, more famously known as “Baby Bernie,” has died from Sudden Infant Death syndrome, or SIDS. He was four months old.
Only weeks ago, Oliver earned his #BabyBernie title and became an instant Internet sensation when he crossed paths with his namesake while campaigning in Nevada.
— Josh Haskell (@abc7JoshHaskell) February 14, 2016
— #Vets4Bernie (@vets4bernie) February 15, 2016
It’s no surprise that the pair became an instant sensation.
— TIME (@TIME) February 18, 2016
Oliver’s mother, Susan Lomas, announced his passing with a touching message posted to Facebook. “Oliver Jack Carter Lomas… I love you dearly, I love you most. I love you with all my heart and soul. I know that God will keep you near since God and truth are here.”
According to a post she shared with @Vets4Bernie, a public service for Oliver will be held on March 7 from 5 to 9pm. Supporters are encouraged to attend. Contributions to Oliver’s family can be made here.
— Susan Lomas (@SusieLomas) March 3, 2016