Several country stars have taken to social media to mourn the loss of rock legend Tom Petty, who passed away on Monday night (10/2) at the age of 66. According to reports, Petty suffered cardiac arrest and was found unconscious and not breathing at his home in Malibu, California, on Sunday (10/1).
Shania Twain: So sad to hear of the passing of Tom Petty. Such an incredible, inspiring artist. I'll treasure fond memories of our time spent together this past summer https://twitter.com/ShaniaTwain/status/914962309327532034
Charles Kelley: Between the Vegas shooting and now @tompetty sad news I'm in a state of shock. What a sad day
Justin Moore: Now, Tom Petty. Today sucks. RIP to my favorite rocker ever. Regret I never saw him live. Prayers go out to his family...
Martina McBride: No......not Tom Petty.
Thompson Square: This day cannot get any worse. One of my heros died today on top of all the other heartbreaking news. God bless you #TomPetty
The Band Perry: We are heartbroken. Your influence of excellence, honesty, & gratitude is immeasurable on us. We will remember & love you always, Tom Petty.
Neil Perry: There will never be another tom petty. heartbroken doesn’t even describe it. #riptompetty
Mickey Guyton: Damn.... rest in sweet peace Tom Petty and all the victims in Vegas.
Lindsay Ell: I don’t know how much more I can take today.... RIP Tom Petty.
Sheryl Crow: I feel like today, the music truly died. Can't go see/hear music and be safe and one of the greats just passed.
Charlie Worsham: We all wanted to be Tom Petty when we grew up. already needed to hear this song today. was not prepared to hear about Tom Perry's death too.