Country Singer Shares Heartbreaking Post After Losing His Son

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Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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Craig Morgan has opened up in an online post after losing his son in a boating accident.

On Wednesday, the 51-year-old country singer shared a heartbreaking message on his Instagram account after he lost his 19-year-old son Jerry Greer in a boating accident on the Tennessee River. Morgan shared a photo of his son and said it has been the “hardest thing” he ever went through. (RELATED: Body Of Craig Morgan’s Son Found After Boating Accident)


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“The loss of our son Jerry is the hardest thing we have ever had to endure as a family,” Morgan wrote. “Karen and I are so grateful for all of the wonderful people who have shown us unwavering support during this difficult time. We would also like to thank our friends, family members, and Jerry’s friends who have all shown us an immense amount of love and support.” (RELATED: Craig Morgan’s Son Goes Missing After ‘Freak Accident’ On Tennessee River)

“Additionally, we cannot thank the music and outdoor communities enough for wrapping their arms around us, as well as our industry friends, fans, and all those that loved our son,” he added. “We are blessed by the outpouring of prayers and condolences from across the world. Jerry may be gone from this earth, and we will miss him every day, but his spirit will live on in our hearts.”

“We will find peace knowing that God has a bigger plan, and that one day, we’ll be reunited with him again in Heaven.”