Blake Shelton’s father, Dick Shelton, passed away earlier this week.  Shelton’s father had been ill throughout this past year and passed was surrounded by loved ones when he passed on Tuesday evening.  Wife Miranda Lambert sent out a tweet last night to fans, Thank you all for your kindness and prayer. Our family means everything to us. Blake and I appreciate the support so much.

The country music community has had both Blake & Miranda in their thoughts & prayers and have taken to social media expressing their condolences. 

Martina McBride@blakeshelton and @Miranda_Lambert ….John and I and the girls have you and your family in our prayers. xo

Colt Ford – Ya’ll keep Blake and Miranda in your Prayers Blake just lost his Father. Country Music loves ya Brother. God Bless You and your Family Blake

Jay DeMarcusMost heartfelt thoughts and prayer go out to our buddy @blakeshelton on the loss of his Father… love ya buddy, so sorry…

Brad PaisleySo sorry @blakeshelton about your dad. Prayers for you.

Sunny Sweeney@blakeshelton and @Miranda_Lambert I’m so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.

Chris Young – Condolences to my friends and their family today…

Justin MooreMy family’s thoughts and prayers go out to @blakeshelton and his family right now. Please pray for them

David Nail@blakeshelton thinking of you and your family during this loss! Lova ya man!

Tour dates for both Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert have been cancelled this weekend.  To check out the rescheduled dates for Blake Shelton, please click HERE and rescheduled dates for Miranda Lambert, please click HERE.