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Granger smith son river celebrities react


Jason Aldean, Maren Morris & More Pay Tribute To Granger Smith’s Son River

The 3-year-old died in a tragic drowning accident.

Granger smith son river celebrities react

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Country singer Granger Smith delivered heartbreaking news on June 6. His 3-year-old son, River Kelly, died after a drowning accident.

He wrote on Instagram, “Following a tragic accident, and despite doctor’s best efforts, [River] was unable to be revived. Amber and I made the decision to say our last goodbyes and donate his organs so that other children will be given a second chance at life.”

The “Backroad Song” singer continued, “Our family is devastated and heartbroken, but we take solace in knowing he is with his Heavenly Father. Riv was special. Everyone that met him knew that immediately. The joy he brought to our lives cannot be expressed and his light will be forever in our hearts. If there are words to say more, I cannot find them in this moment.”

Granger, 39, and wife Amber asked for donations to the Dell Children’s Medical Center in River’s name. They also have two other children, daughter London, 7, and son Lincoln, 5.

Fellow musicians and celebrities came forward with tributes for River and and Granger family.