We always hate to report stories like this.

Dierks Bentley father, Leon Bentley has passed away.

There was concern when Bentley had to cancel a concert scheduled for after The Washington Nationals baseball game tonight. It was then confirmed this after noon when Bentley tweeted,

He also posted to Twitter the picture below of what we assume is one of the final moments shared between him and his father. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Bentley family in their time of mourning.