On Friday, President Donald Trump sent a letter to Charlie Daniels’ wife, Hazel, where he issued his personal condolences over the death of the country music legend.
Daniels, who was a strong supporter of the military and President Trump, passed away on Monday, July 6 from a hemorrhagic stroke. He was 83.
Trump’s letter was posted to Charlie Daniels’ Twitter account on Saturday, where the President wrote the following:
“I was saddened to learn of the loss of your beloved husband, Charlie, and send my deepest condolences.
“Charlie will forever be free remembered as a true American patriot, and his contributions to country music will be celebrated for generations. He inspired many Americans with his unyielding support for our brave men and women in uniform. Your husband reminded us that we must honor those who have sacrificed so much to defend our freedoms. Our great Nation depends on artists like Charlie who promote love of country. He will be greatly missed.
“During this difficult time, the First Lady and I send our prayers to you, your family, and all who loved Charlie. May his music continue to reverberate in the hearts of countless Americans.” See Below
President Trump’s Official Letter To Charlie Daniels’ Wife
— Charlie Daniels (@CharlieDaniels) July 19, 2020
The President also publicly paid his respects on Twitter soon after learning of Charlie Daniels passing. See Below
“We will miss GREAT Country Rocker, Charlie Daniels, who passed away yesterday in Hermitage, Tennessee,” Trump wrote. “My condolences to his wife Hazel, and their family. Charlie is in my thoughts and prayers. I love his music!”