Country stars react to the tragic death of Granger Smith's 3-year-old son

Country music star, Granger Smith, shared the tragic news about the death of his 3-year-old son, River Kelly, on Instagram.

Heartfelt messages came flooding in on Smith's social media from fellow musicians and fans on Thursday showing their support and sorrow over the heartbreaking Instagram post.

"I can't imagine what ya'll are going thru. Praying for u and ur family brother. We are heartbroken for u guys," Jason Aldean commented. "Dancing With The Stars" alum Bobby Bones took to Twitter writing, "Thinking about you @GrangerSmith. love you man. so sorry to hear what you are going through. my listeners feel the same. lots and lots of love coming from us."

Other stars who expressed their sadness included Maren Morris and Danielle Bradbery.  See how celebrities reacted in the gallery below:

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Thinking about you @GrangerSmith . love you man. so sorry to hear what you are going through. my listeners feel the… https://t.co/QtSW65H4LV
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Carly Pearce
Josh Gracin
Thoughts and prayers with @GrangerSmith and his family 🙏🏻 Such a nice and humble guy every time I’ve ever been arou… https://t.co/ybW8qV8IMe
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Smith and his wife, Amber Emily, posted the following message on Instagram:

"I have to deliver unthinkable news. We’ve lost our youngest son, River Kelly Smith. Following a tragic accident, and despite doctor’s best efforts, he 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. 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. Love the ones close to you. There has never been a more difficult moment for us than this.

"In lieu of flowers or gifts, please send donations to Dell Children’s Medical Center in River’s name. The doctors, nurses and staff have been incredible."

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 07: Amber Bartlett (L) and Granger Smith attends the 54th Academy Of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 07, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Singer Granger Smith (L) and Amber Bartlett attend the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 07: Granger Smith attends the 54th Academy Of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on April 07, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 04: Granger Smith performs at 8 Seconds Saloon on May 4, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Keith Griner/Getty Images)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 04: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white) Granger Smith performs at 8 Seconds Saloon on May 4, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Keith Griner/Getty Images)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 04: Granger Smith performs at 8 Seconds Saloon on May 4, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Keith Griner/Getty Images)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 04: Granger Smith performs at 8 Seconds Saloon on May 4, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Keith Griner/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 05: Granger Smith attends the 54th Academy Of Country Music Awards Cumulus/Westwood One Radio Remotes on April 05, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for ACM)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 04: Granger Smith performs during 95.5 The Bull's 11th annual all-star guitar pull at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on April 04, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 05: Granger Smith attends the 54th Academy Of Country Music Awards Cumulus/Westwood One Radio Remotes on April 05, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for ACM)
LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 05: Granger Smith performs during the 32nd annual Downtown Hoedown at the Fremont Street Experience on December 5, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Mindy Small/FilmMagic)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 14: (FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Amber Bartlett and Granger Smith attend the 52nd annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 14, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 13: Recording artist Granger Smith and Amber Bartlett attend the 66th Annual BMI Country Awards at BMI on November 13, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 13: (L-R) BMI President/CEO Mike O'Neill, recording artist Granger Smith, Ambert Bartlett and BMI Vice President, Creative, Jody Williams attend the BMI Country Awards 2018 at BMI Nashville on November 13, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for BMI)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 13: Granger Smith attends the 66th Annual BMI Country Awards at BMI on November 13, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 13: Singer-songwriter Granger Smith attends the Pizza Hut Lounge at the 2018 CMA Awards Radio Remote at Nashville Municipal Auditorium on November 13, 2018 in Nashville, TN ahead of the 52nd Annual CMA Awards. (Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images for Pizza Hut)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 12: Granger Smith attends the 56th Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards on November 12, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
ENUMCLAW, WA - SEPTEMBER 08: Country singer Granger Smith featuring Earl Dibbles Jr.performs shirtless on stage during the Hometown Throwdown Country Music Festival hosted by 1007 The Wolf at Enumclaw Expo Center on September 8, 2018 in Enumclaw, Washington. (Photo by Mat Hayward/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 16: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Granger Smith visits Music Choice at Music Choice on August 16, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
ENUMCLAW, WA - SEPTEMBER 08: Country singer Granger Smith poses for a photo during the Hometown Throwdown Country Music Festival hosted by 1007 The Wolf at Enumclaw Expo Center on September 8, 2018 in Enumclaw, Washington. (Photo by Mat Hayward/Getty Images)
GEORGE, WA - AUGUST 05: Singer Granger Smith performs at Watershed Festival at Gorge Amphitheatre on August 5, 2018 in George, Washington. (Photo by Suzi Pratt/WireImage)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 18: Granger Smith is seen arriving at the 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on June 18, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by BG017/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 18: Granger Smith is seen at 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on June 18, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by RB/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 18: Granger Smith is seen at 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on June 18, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by RB/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
SANTA ROSA, CA - JUNE 15: Singer Granger Smith performs on Day 1 of Country Summer Music Festival at Sonoma County Fairgrounds on June 15, 2018 in Santa Rosa, California. (Photo by Steve Jennings/WireImage)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 08: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Granger Smith performs during the 2018 CMA Music festival at the on June 8, 2018 in (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Singer Granger Smith attends the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 15: Granger Smith (L) and Amber Bartlett attend the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 08: Singer-songwriter Granger Smith (R) and Amber Bartlett attend the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 8, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 08: Singer-songwriter Granger Smith attends the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 8, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 07: Singer-songwriter Granger Smith attends the 2017 CMT Music Awards at the Music City Center on June 7, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images For CMT)
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