Eddie Montgomery’s son died over the weekend at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital after an unknown accident. Taken to the hospital last week, Hunter Montgomery was on life support before passing. The fans of the popular country singer are shocked and the outpouring of support has to be of some comfort for the family. According to the Lexington Herald-Leader on Tuesday, the investigators are waiting for toxicology test results to determine the cause of death.
The Montgomery family has been silent in discussing the accident that put the young man in the hospital. Hunter Montgomery was only 19 years old and a father of a newborn. Expected to marry his sweetheart, the couple had gotten engaged and fans know there was happiness in the relationship. Respecting the Montgomery’s privacy and still curious to know what happened, fans are offering the family heartfelt kindness and respect to wait until the right time to ask about the accident.
The outpouring of love and support from fans on social media hopefully will reach the Montgomery family. Thousands of people have posted messages to Eddie Montgomery offering their condolences and sharing their feelings during such a difficult time. It didn’t seem to matter if the person was a country music fan or someone who could relate, the heartwarming thoughts, prayers and messages were beautiful reminders that people care and are willing to be supporting during a very difficult time.
According to WKYT on Wednesday, the family is set to bury Hunter Montgomery on Thursday and the private funeral, for friends and family only, is expected to be at Southland Christian Church.