Yesterday, American music legend Tom Petty passed away. While initial reports claimed that he died in the early afternoon, those reports were later retracted. At 8:40 p.m., however, Petty did pass away after having suffered cardiac arrest.
After his death was officially confirmed, several fans and fellow celebrities posted their remembrances of Tom Petty on social media. Petty inspired several other musicians with his impressive career, securing 3 Grammy Awards, 18 nominations, and a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Among Petty's fans are his daughters, Adria and Annakim Violette Petty. The latter took to social media to post her favorite memories with her father.
Annakim, 35, is an artist herself. She said that not only was her father an amazing musician, but he was an amazing family man as well. Below are her posts from Instagram.
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