COUNTRY ARTISTS MOURN THE PASSING OF TROY GENTRY
Eddie Montgomery & Troy Gentry
Nashville, Tenn. (September 8, 2017) -- The music world is mourning the sudden loss of , one-half of country music duo The singer tragically lost his life today in a helicopter accident. He was 50 years old.
"What a sad day this has been. T-Roy, I just can't put the thoughts together right now. I hurt for your precious family. I will pray for them and check in on them. I will miss you and that big ole smile. I'm coming to that place when I leave here. I can't wait to see you again."
"I remember so many times playing shows with Montgomery Gentry, and me and Troy in the corner talking huntin' and fishin'. What a brother."
"I didn't know Troy very well, but he was always nice to me. He always told me how much he loved 'That Sweet Gatlin Boys Harmony.' He sang some pretty sweet harmony with Eddie too. My heartfelt condolences to Troy's family, friends, and fans."
"I'm so sad to hear about Troy Gentry. He was one of those super nice guys of this business. We just worked with those boys a couple of weeks ago in Kansas City. God Bless him, his family and his band family."
"There are no words. We’ve had many great times on the road with Montgomery Gentry over the years. Troy was a talent. He will be sorely missed. Up above, he’ll be carrying on the music he always loved."
"Restless Heart shared the stage with Montgomery Gentry just a few weeks ago in Kansas City. We visited with Troy. Talked about his family. Such a great guy and what a show Montgomery Gentry put on every night. We've lost a tremendous representative of country music and a good friend. Prayers go out to Eddie and all the MG family."
"Restless Heart sends our sincerest condolences to the family of Troy Gentry. It's terribly tragic to have lost this iconic country music superstar in the prime of his life. We performed with Troy and Eddie just a few weeks ago, and as we stood at the side of the stage to watch them perform for an adoring crowd, it was apparent that he was at the top of his game, doing what he was born to do. He will be missed."
"So sad to hear the terrible news about the loss of Troy Gentry. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and also to his band partner, Eddie Montgomery. RIP Troy. You will be missed."