Donald Faison has posted a photo on Instagram to pay tribute to his ex-wife and the mother to three of his children, Lisa Askey. The actor, who is best known for his role as Dr Turk in Scrubs, reposted a snap of his son Dade holding Lisa's hand. He wrote: "My son Dade is very brave. Today he and his brother Kobe and sister Kaya lost their mother. Lisa Askey Faison. She and I never really saw eye to eye but one thing we did share was our love for our children. RIP Lisa. You raised three beautiful children into fine adults and I am forever grateful for that. May god bless your soul with light and love. #Repost @dadefaison8."
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He also shared Dade's original message in tribute to his mum, which read: "I just wanted to say thank you so much mom! You have been there for me when I needed you most. I can't believe it has come to this but I know you are in a better place right now. I love you with all my heart and one day we shall meet again. You worked so hard and never gave up no matter how hard times got. R.I.P mom and until next time! #RestInPeace #BestMom #Love."
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Donald and Lisa, who began dating back in 1997, tied the knot in 2001 and split in 2005. They share three children together – 18-year-old twins Dade and Kaya and a 16-year-old son, Kobe. The actor also has a son, 20-year-old Sean, from a previous relationship, as well as a three-year-old son and two-year-old daughter with his second wife, CaCee Cobb.