Travis Tritt, Reba McEntire, Jason Aldean, Dolly Parton And More Remember The Late Charley Pride

Charley Pride & Travis Tritt; Photo Courtesy of Instagram
Charley Pride & Travis Tritt; Photo Courtesy of Instagram
Charley Pride & Travis Tritt; Photo Courtesy of Instagram

The country music community is mourning the loss of Country Music Hall of Famer Charley Pride. The music icon died “of COVID-19 complications” on Saturday (Dec. 12) at the age of 86.

While millions of fans are mourning the loss of the hitmaker, friends of Pride’s and fellow artists are paying homage to the musical icon with beautiful tributes.

His longtime friend, Dolly Parton, was one of the first to pay tribute to Pride with an emotion-filled message, “I’m so heartbroken that one of my dearest and oldest friends, Charley Pride, has passed away. It’s even worse to know that he passed away from COVID-19. What a horrible, horrible virus. Charley, we will always love you. Rest In Peace. My love and thoughts go out to his family and all of his fans.”

Other stars, including Reba McEntire, Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley, Jay DeMarcus, Aaron Watson, Chris Young, Phil Vassar, Luke Combs, Terri Clark, Sara Evans and more also took time to pay tribute to the late Charley Pride.

Here’s what they had to say:

 

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Charley Pride’s “Greatest Hits“ record was on a loop in my childhood home. His was the first live concert I ever…

Posted by Terri Clark on Saturday, December 12, 2020

The most generous, kind, trailblazing man has left us. I met Charley Pride when I was 15. He gave his home phone number…

Posted by Brad Paisley on Saturday, December 12, 2020

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