Blake Shelton, Sheryl Crow, Shooter Jennings & More Mourn Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry's Death
Musicians reacted quickly online to the tragic news that Troy Gentry of the country duo Montgomery Gentry died in a helicopter crash on Friday (Sept. 8), offering their condolences and remembrances.
Gentry's helicopter crashed at the Flying W Airport in Medford, New Jersey, where his band was scheduled to perform later that day.
See reactions from the music community below.
Found this picture of me and my old friend Troy a few days ago.. I am heart broken. pic.twitter.com/J3mT86DIaa— Blake Shelton (@blakeshelton) September 8, 2017
Sad about Don Williams but Troy Gentry was my friend. I had great times with him. I'm stunned, angry and upset at the moment. I'll miss you.— Shooter Jennings (@ShooterJennings) 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
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
My heart goes out to the family and friends of Troy Gentry. We are all incredibly sorry to hear about your loss. Your music will live on!— Chase Bryant (@chasebryant) 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 Troy Gentry from Montgomery Gentry passed away in a helicopter crash today as well... very sad day for Nashville ----— Jayce Hein (@Jayce_Hein) September 8, 2017
What a sad day for country music.— Granger Smith (@GrangerSmith) September 8, 2017
RIP Troy Gentry. Absolutely tragic. Thoughts + prayers out to his family. --— Dan + Shay (@DanAndShay) 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
Shocked and saddened by the sudden, tragic loss of Troy today. He was a friend and a good man. Prayers go out to his precious family. pic.twitter.com/1u8d4rerE9— Rascal Flatts (@rascalflatts) September 8, 2017
Devastated to hear the news. Troy, thank you for your kindness, your spirit, your joy and the love you shared with everyone you met. pic.twitter.com/eTm76cZkb8— Little Big Town (@littlebigtown) September 8, 2017
Country music is at loss today. Our prayers are with the families of Don Williams & Troy Gentry. It's a sad day.— Luke Bryan (@LukeBryanOnline) September 8, 2017
So sad right now. My heart goes out to his whole family. Much love and prayers to the Montgomery Gentry family. Love ya T-Roy!! https://t.co/IOylbbOz3R— Darius Rucker (@dariusrucker) September 8, 2017
My thoughts and prayers go out to their families, friends and fans. I'll miss them both. https://t.co/fi1rZjPukt— Reba (@reba) September 8, 2017