Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry tragically passed away on Friday, September 8th. He was in a helicopter crash on the way to a show in New Jersey. Country stars react to the tragic news:
Sad day for country music. Troy Gentry and Don Williams have passed and that makes my heart hurt. Don was my hero and Troy was my friend
— Jake Owen (@jakeowen) September 8, 2017
I'm speechless. Pray with me for the family of Don Williams & especially the family of Troy Gentry. It's a heavy day for country music.🙏🏼✝️
— Josh Turner (@joshturnermusic) September 8, 2017
Just heard about Troy Gentry… I literally have no words. Have known him for years and played so many shows with him and Eddie… #prayers
— ChrisYoungMusic (@ChrisYoungMusic) September 8, 2017
Sad day in country music. RIP Don Williams and Troy Gentry. Prayers for your families.
— Randy Houser (@RandyHouser) September 8, 2017
I'm in total shock and disbelief over the news that my friend Troy Gentry was just killed in a helicopter crash!!! I just saw him days ago!
— Travis Tritt (@Travistritt) September 8, 2017
The world changed today. Country music lost both a Friend and a Hero. Troy Gentry and Don Williams, you both will be dearly missed..
— Lee Brice (@leebrice) September 8, 2017
RIP Troy Gentry….So heartbroken and speechless. Praying for friends and family 🙏🏼
— Danielle Bradbery (@DBradbery) September 8, 2017
God bless you Troy Gentry. Heartbroken and in disbelief.
— Brad Paisley (@BradPaisley) September 8, 2017
RIP Troy Gentry. Absolutely tragic. Thoughts + prayers out to his family. 💔
— Dan + Shay (@DanAndShay) September 8, 2017
My heart breaks for the family and friends of Troy Gentry. I had the pleasure of playing shows with him and he was always so kind 💔
— Jana Kramer (@kramergirl) September 8, 2017
So sad to hear the news of Troy Gentry. My prayers are with his family and friends. https://t.co/hhwZoc3TYY
— Sheryl Crow (@SherylCrow) September 8, 2017
Just heard the news about Don Williams and Troy Gentry. Country music lost a hero and a friend today. My heart goes out to all.
— Easton Corbin (@eastoncorbin) September 8, 2017
Horrible. My thoughts are with his family. https://t.co/4Lw3anuLIm
— MAREN MORRIS (@MarenMorris) September 8, 2017
Perfectly said Lee! 💔 https://t.co/XWIZYC0PDO
— Hillary Scott (@HillaryScottLA) September 8, 2017
Wow. What a sad day in Country Music. So hard to hear.
— Ryan Hurd (@RyanHurd) September 8, 2017
— Rodney Atkins (@RodneyAtkins) September 8, 2017
Just got the word about Troy Gentrys tragic death
in a helicopter crash
Don't know what to say on this one except it is an extremely sad day
— Charlie Daniels (@CharlieDaniels) September 8, 2017
What a sad day for country music.
— Granger Smith (@GrangerSmith) September 8, 2017
Unreal. So so sad. https://t.co/BK9lkRNa9E
— Kelsea Ballerini (@KelseaBallerini) September 8, 2017
Our hearts are absolutely broken with the tragic news of Troy Gentry's passing. What a great… https://t.co/3ZOgS4LaF5
— thompson square (@thompsonsquare) September 8, 2017
Stunned. Sending all my love to the Gentry family, his friends, fans, and Eddie. https://t.co/UvenYKp5QM
— Kristian Bush (@kristianbush) September 8, 2017