Craig Morgan Shares Heartfelt Tribute to Son Jerry Greer

The loss of our son Jerry is the hardest thing we have ever had to endure as a family. Karen and I are so grateful for all of the wonderful people who have shown us unwavering support during this difficult time. There are too many to name here, but we are especially thankful for the Humphreys County Sheriff and Fire Departments, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, and all the additional agencies and volunteers who turned out to bring our son home. We would also like to thank our friends, family members, and Jerry's friends who have all shown us an immense amount of love and support. Additionally, we cannot thank the music and outdoor communities enough for wrapping their arms around us, as well as our industry friends, fans, and all those that loved our son. We are blessed by the outpouring of prayers and condolences from across the world. Jerry may be gone from this earth, and we will miss him every day, but his spirit will live on in our hearts. We will find peace knowing that God has a bigger plan, and that one day, we'll be reunited with him again in Heaven. John 3:16 – Craig

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Craig Morgan posted the above heartfelt message in honor of his son, Jerry, who died after a boating accident on Sunday, July 10th.

In his post, Morgan thanked everyone from family to first responders to the country community for their “unwavering support during this difficult time.”

“The loss of our son Jerry is the hardest thing we have ever had to endure as a family,” Morgan wrote on the post. “Karen and I are so grateful for all of the wonderful people who have shown us unwavering support during this difficult time. There are too many to name here, but we are especially thankful for the Humphreys County Sheriff and Fire Departments, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, and all the additional agencies and volunteers who turned out to bring our son home. We would also like to thank our friends, family members, and Jerry’s friends who have all shown us an immense amount of love and support.”

“Additionally, we cannot thank the music and outdoor communities enough for wrapping their arms around us, as well as our industry friends, fans, and all those that loved our son. We are blessed by the outpouring of prayers and condolences from across the world. Jerry may be gone from this earth, and we will miss him every day, but his spirit will live on in our hearts. We will find peace knowing that God has a bigger plan, and that one day, we’ll be reunited with him again in Heaven. John 3:16.” he concludes his message.

In Jerry’s memory, the family has set up the Jerry Greer Memorial Scholarship to assist future Dickson High athletes. Donations can be sent to: Tri-Star Bank 719 East College St., Dickson, Tenn., 37055.

US99*5 continues to keep Craig and the rest of his family in our thoughts and prayers.

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