‘Young and the Restless’ Spoilers: Devon and Lily Struggle With Neil’s Sudden Passing

Young and the Restless spoilers confirm that Devon Hamilton (Bryton James) and sister Lily Ashby (Christel Khalil) band together in the aftermath of their father Neil Winters’ (Kristoff St John) passing. This storyline comes on the heels of Neil’s portrayer Kristoff St John’s own sudden death. Now, we know a bit more about how Y&R and CBS chose to pay their respects to the iconic character and actor.

Young and the Restless Spoilers: Neil Winters’ Passes Away

As Young and the Restless fans may know, after Kristoff St John’s sudden death, showrunners announced that they would write a tribute storyline and episode dedicated to the veteran daytime actor. Now, we’re learning how this heartbreaking plot will play out. And, of course, Lily Ashby and Devon Hamilton have a big part in this story on Y&R.

When Devon chats with Lily at Society’s grand opening, he asks her if she’s heard from their father, according to new Young and the Restless spoilers. Lily says that she believes he may be at Devon’s, getting ready to hit the dance floor. Devon grows worried, as he feels Neil should’ve been there by now.

So, he goes back to the penthouse to check on his father. Once there, he tragically learns that Neil has passed away. He returns to Society to inform Lily, as well as their family, the heartbreaking Young and the Restless news.

Y&R Spoilers: Devon Hamilton and Lily Ashby Band Together

Upon Neil’s sudden death, Devon and his sister Lily must reach out to the family, both close and extended, and tell them of this tragedy on Young and the Restless. Obviously, this is going to be difficult for both of them. While they could push each other away in their despair, they need each other now more than ever.

According to previous Y&R spoilers, a heartbroken Devon Hamilton must deal with losing his moral compass. It’s going to be difficult for Neil’s kids, as well as all of his family members and loved ones, as they learn how to deal with life without him. Lily Ashby also struggles without her father.

Lily ends up lashing out at Nate Hastings (Sean Dominic) for not realizing sooner that something was wrong with Neil. As she does this irrationally, she may end up making up with Nate for this outburst. The Young and the Restless family needs to stick together during this trying time as they mourn Neil.

Young and the Restless: Neil’s Loved Ones Return

Lily Ashby and brother Devon Hamilton are in charge of telling family and loved ones about Neil Winters’ death. They also may have to deal with organizing the funeral on Y&R. Many characters return momentarily to the fold to pay their respects. This may help the two grieve once family members come to town.

Upcoming on Young and the Restless, Malcolm Winters (Shemar Moore) is back. Plus the tribute features some from the past such as Hilary Curtis portrayer Mishael Morgan and Drucilla Winters  actress Victoria Rowell. As seen in the recent Y&R promo video, Malcolm comes to town and embraces Devon in sorrow. Jill Abbott (Jess Walton) and Ashley Abbott (Eileen Davidson) also reappear for this tribute.

Lily and Devon need all the support and love at this moment. Lily Ashby may gain some support from her estranged husband Cane Ashby (Daniel Goddard), while Devon Hamilton may have his new friend and love interest Elena Dawson (Brytni Sarpy) by his side. However, these siblings need each other now more than ever.

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Julia Mehalko

I grew up watching soap opera after soap opera with my mother -- and the habit has yet to disappear. Now, in between my daily daytime drama addiction, I also get to write about it.