Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean and More Remember Charlie Daniels

Charlie Daniels, Luke Bryan
Charlie Daniels, Luke Bryan; Photo via Instagram
Charlie Daniels, Luke Bryan

The country music community is reeling over the loss of the legendary singer/songwriter/musician Charlie Daniels.

Daniels passed away on Monday (July 6) at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tennessee after suffering a hemorrhagic stroke. He was 83 years old.

As the news of The Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member’s death spread, several artists turned to social media to remember the legendary country music star.

“Charlie Daniels was the nicest country artist I’ve ever had the chance to spend moments around,” wrote Jake Owen, while Luke Combs shared, “The country music flag is flying at half mast today.”

Travis Tritt shared a heartwarming post about Daniels, recalling the early days in his career and how Daniels helped him to get his start.

“My heart is crushed today after hearing that my dear friend Charlie Daniels has passed away. Charlie was the first legendary artist to take me under his wing and encourage me when I was first getting started in the business,” Tritt wrote. “He was always there for me when I needed him.”

Luke Bryan also took to social media to honor Daniels, writing, “Just learning of the passing of this great man. What a hero. A true patriot, Christian, and country music icon. Prayers to his family. Thank you for all your contributions on and off the stage. God bless you Charlie Daniels.”

See what other artists had to say below.