Our hearts go out to Aaron Carpenter and his family at this very difficult time. The star announced on Twitter that his stepdad, Jeff Anderson, has passed away.
Going through a tough time right now so please keep me and my family in all of your prayers❤️ will update all of you soon.— Aaron Carpenter (@AaronCarpenter) December 26, 2015
Not sure why some things happen but you will forever be in my heart and cant thank you enough for all uve done for me. RIP @jeffanderson399— Aaron Carpenter (@AaronCarpenter) December 26, 2015
"This is my family right here.. As some of you may know back in May we lost my stepbrother @nicanderson116 ... Well this morning my step dad @jeffanderson399 joined him up in heaven," Aaron wrote with the photo. "Just wanted to say that I'll never be able to thank you enough Jeff for looking after me and taking care of me all these years. I love you with all my heart and that love will never die. Thank you for teaching me how to play golf, how to play baseball and looking out for me as I was your own son. I love you so much and miss you so terribly. Goodbye for now❤️ RIP."
Aaron's friends Carter Reynolds, Jack Johnson, and Taylor Caniff all spoke out on Twitter to share their own condolences.
I'm so sorry @AaronCarpenter ur dad was such a good n' genuine guy 😓 Love u man. Ur family is in my prayers. Hit me if u ever need to talk.— Jack Johnson (@JackJackJohnson) December 26, 2015
Love you @AaronCarpenter. Keep your head up buddy. My prayers go out to you and your family.— Carter Reynolds (@carterreynolds) December 26, 2015
My heart goes out to @AaronCarpenter I love you so much man! May all my prayers be with you— Taylor Caniff (@taylorcaniff) December 26, 2015
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