Country stars are tweeting their grief over the death of legendary singer George Jones.
The Oak Ridge Boys: “We are devastated this morning … We have lost The Possum… Legend and Friend… RIP George Jones.”
Blake Shelton: “Really REALLY bad news. We’ve lost a country music legend. And I’ve lost a hero and a friend. Goodbye George Jones…”
Brad Paisley: “My friend, the greatest singer of all time, has passed. To those who knew him, our lives were full. To those of you who don’t: discover him now.
Keith Urban: “If I’m blessed enough to make it there, I look forward to you giving me the grand tour. Rest in peace George Jones!!!!! -KU”
Dierks Bentley: “man…heartbroken”
Luke Bryan: “George. You will be deeply missed. Thanks for the beautiful memories.”
LeAnn Rimes: “So sad we lost ‘the possum’ today. R.I.P George Jones and know we didn’t stop loving you today. You will live on forever in our hearts.”
Faith Hill: “We lost one of the best voices God created this morning. Our hearts are saddened to hear that George Jones has passed away…”
Bo Bice: “George Jones passed away this morning. We will miss ya Possum. There will never be another!! Make them angels weep up there GJ.”
Jennifer Nettles: “I’ll never forget the first time I heard the story in ‘He Stopped Loving Her Today’. RIP George Jones. Country Legend. U will be missed.”
Carrie Underwood: “Happy memory of me and George. You may have left us, but your music and your legacy never will. #Legend pic.twitter.com/uKayrmp6tx“