The country community rallies behind Morgan in the wake of his son's tragic death

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Craig Morgan‘s country music community is rallying around him on social media in the wake of his 19-year-old son Jerry’s tragic death while tubing with friends.

Morgan’s son was found dead in the waters of Kentucky Lake in Humphreys County, Tennessee Monday evening after a fleet of emergency responders had searched for the teen since he was reported missing Sunday around 4 p.m.

Morgan’s pal Brad Paisley shared love on Twitter, posting, “Myself, my band and crew, our hearts are broken for our friend @cmorganmusic and his family. There are no words.”

Martina McBride also reached out to share her thoughts. “So so sad to hear about @cmorganmusic’s son Jerry,” she tweeted. “As a parent my heart breaks for this family.”

Charles Esten tweeted, “Heartbroken and praying for @cmorganmusic and his family in the midst of their unimaginable loss.”

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Morgan’s family expressed their sorrow in a statement released by his rep on Monday night.

“The family is grateful for the outpouring of support and requests prayers at this time as they privately mourn this terrible loss. Jerry is survived by parents Craig and Karen Greer, sister Aly Beaird and brother-in-law Ryan Beaird, brother Kyle Greer and fiancée Chelsea Rogers and brother Wyatt Greer.”