The country music community is mourning the shocking death of Craig Morgan’s 19-year-old son, Jerry Greer.
Greer went missing on July 10 after falling into Kentucky Lake in Humphreys County, Tenn. while on a boating trip with friends. After hours of searching, Craig Morgan’s PR team Monarch Publicity confirmed Greer’s death through the following statement on Monday evening.
“The family is grateful for the outpouring of support and requests prayers at this time as they privately mourn this terrible loss,” the family shared. “Jerry is survived by parents Craig and Karen Greer, sister Aly Beaird and brother-in-law Ryan Beaird, brother Kyle Greer and fiancé Chelsea Rogers and brother Wyatt Greer.”
According to WSMV-TV, Jerry Greer had recently graduated from Dickson County High School and was set to play football for Marshall University in the fall.
News of the tragic accident shocked Morgan’s friends within the industry. As fans sent messages of love and prayers to their family, many country stars echoed the sentiments through their social media pages. Here are just a few of the country stars reaching out to share their condolences online.