Son Of Country Singer Craig Morton Found Dead After Tubing Accident

Craig Morgan (R) arrives on the red carpet with a guest at the 47th Annual Country Music Awards on November 6, 2013. Morgan's 19-year-old son Jerry Greer went missing Sunday after he collided with another tuber on the Tenneesee River and never surfaced. File Photo by Terry Wyatt/UPI | License Photo

HUMPHREYS COUNTY, Tenn., July 12, 2016 (Gephardt Daily) — In an update to a story published Monday, Jerry Greer, the 19-year old son of country singer Craig Morgan, was found dead in the waters of Kentucky Lake in Humphreys County, Tennessee, according to a news release.

After the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency brought in military-grade sonar to search Kentucky Lake, Greer’s family’s hopes of a rescue turned into sadness as the announcement that his body was being recovered.

A statement from Morgan’s publicist said the “family is grateful for everyone’s support and prayers and requests privacy during this difficult time.”

The teen recently graduated from Dickson County High School in the Tennessee town where his father was raised.

Craig Morgan, 51, is a father of four children and best known for his hit singles “That’s What I Love About Sunday,” “International Harvester” and “Bonfire.”

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