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Dick Shelton, the father of The Voice coach Blake Shelton, has died in Oklahoma, it was announced on the country music star's website Tuesday night.

"It is with much sadness that we announce the passing of Blake Shelton's father, Dick Shelton. Mr. Shelton, who was in declining health this past year, was surrounded by loved ones in Oklahoma upon his passing this evening," reads the post.

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"I appreciate your understanding during this difficult time and thank you for all your prayers. Your support means the world to me. I love you guys," adds Shelton.

His Well Lit & Amplified tour will reschedule dates for four stops, including Rapid City, S.D., Bismarck, N.D., Billings and Bozeman, Mont. The tour will continue on schedule in Columbus, Ga., on Thursday, Jan. 26.