Eddie Montgomery’s son Hunter Montgomery died after a mystery accident that happened earlier this week.
The news delivered by Eddie Montgomery’s spokesperson who said, “Montgomery’s son, Hunter, died Sunday after an accident that had him on life support in a Kentucky hospital. Alicia Jones who is the spokesperson for the “Something to be proud of” singer told The Associated Press via email that the “details of what happened are being withheld until the family is ready to release further information.”
In a statement made by Eddie himself he said, “Today my son Hunter went to heaven.” Requesting to give privacy he further added, “I appreciate all your prayers and love and thank you for giving us privacy as we grieve and say goodbye.”
In a Facebook post from the Montgomery Gentry account, it said that the mother of Hunter Montgomery had been on his bedside since Friday, hoping for any miracle to save her son’s life. Later she posted a message which said, “Yes, my soul, find rest in God; my hope comes from him. Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken. ‘My salvation and my honor depend on God; he is my mighty rock, my refuge. Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge.”
Hunter left behind his wife, Davara Little and a baby boy, Bennett.
Hunter Montgomery was the youngest of Eddie’s four children with his ex-wife Ms. Nunan, reported Daily Mail.
According to Yahoo! The singer has been going through rough times since the past five years. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2010 following up the divorce with wife Tracy Nunan. Last year, he filed for individual bankruptcy due to debt from a failed restaurant and the divorce. Since then, he has married Jennifer Belcher.
Eddie Montgomery along with Troy Gentry, has given many hits such as “If You Ever Stop Loving Me”, “Something To Be Proud Of”, and “Roll With Me”.
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