Carrie Underwood is mourning the death of the country star, Kenny Rogers. She paid a heartfelt tribute to the late singer with a touching Instagram post.
Country music legend Kenny Rogers is no longer in this world. He took his last breath on March 20 under the care of hospice due to natural causes. He was 81.
In the wake of Roger's death, the "Jesus Take The Wheel" singer, Carrie Underwood, took to her Instagram to pay him an emotional tribute along with a few snapshots of herself alongside him.
Singer Kenny Rogers poses for a portrait in 1979 in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images
Rogers was surrounded by his family when he took his last breath. There will be a public memorial service at a later date. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the date for the event hasn't been set yet.
Country music has lost one of its pillars...sing with the angels and talk to God, Kenny.
"You never know how much you love somebody until they’re gone."
On the morning of Roger's passing, Parton had turned on the TV to see the latest corona pandemic updates when Parton found out that her friend had was no longer in this world.
Amid the chaos caused by the coronavirus pandemic, this is indeed sad news for Roger's fans. He was previously admitted to a local Georgia hospital following a bout of dehydration.
Meanwhile, Roger's ex-wife, Marianne Gordo, is also devastated following the news of his death. She talked to "Closer Weekly" about the life they shared together.
"I always felt his total focus was on me. If anyone wanted anything from him, he was looking me in the eye and said, ‘Whatever she wants to do.'"
Gordon also revealed that the singer worried that his career in music would come to an end sooner or later. According to her, he would have dreams about going to perform and not finding any audience. Despite all the insecurities, she said that he was a pleasant person to live with.
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