Montgomery Gentry Cancel Georgia Concert After Hunter Montgomery’s Death
Montgomery and his duo partner, Troy Gentry, were scheduled to perform at the North Georgia State Fair in Marietta, Ga., on Wednesday (Sept. 30). On Monday (Sept. 28), the fair posted a notice on its Facebook page alerting fans to the cancellation.
"We hope you keep the Montgomery family in your prayers as they deal with this tragic loss," the message reads in part.
Nineteen-year-old Hunter Montgomery, the youngest of Eddie Montgomery's four children with his ex-wife, Tracy, was involved in an unspecified accident late last week and was on life support in a Kentucky hospital.
“My son Hunter went to heaven today,” Eddie Montgomery says in a statement released on Sunday (Sept. 27). “I appreciate all your prayers and love and thank you for giving us privacy as we grieve and say goodbye.”
According to Hunter Montgomery's obituary, a visitation and funeral services are scheduled for Thursday (Oct. 1) in Nicholasville, Ky. The obituary asks that memorial donations be made to Room in the Inn, an organization dedicated to helping Nashville's homeless population.
Since the news of Hunter Montgomery's death broke, numerous country stars have offered their condolences to Eddie Montgomery and his family. Click through the photo gallery above to see some of their messages.
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