Tragedy struck CLINT BLACK'S family on Sunday when his father, G.A. Black, committed suicide. According to a press release, Clint believes his dad took his own life due to the loss of his wife Mary Lou and his own declining health. Still, the family also said they had no reason to believe he was contemplating such a tragic end. Clint released this statement: "Our family is devastated by this news. We are still in the beginning stages of preparations to honor our father, and at this time, we respectfully ask for privacy until we have had the opportunity to fully process what's transpired." Clint has canceled his show this Saturday at BonefireJam in Jay, Florida. No word about future commitments.
G.A. Black was 78 years old. He's survived by his four sons; Clint, Mark, Brian and Kevin.