Randy Travis out of surgery, but congestive heart failure leaves him in critical condition
The singer's spokesman Kirt Webster says in a email to Reuters that Travis is "out of surgery," but that he "remains in critical condition."
The stroke came as a surprise, as just hours prior to it, doctors had said publicly that Travis' condition was showing improvement.
Throughout his ordeal this week, an outpouring of support from fans and other country music stars have appeared all over the internet.
"Thinking about my friend, @randytravis, tonight. Hope he gets better soon." -- Carrie Underwood
"Sending healing strength and love to you this morning @randytravis." -- Keith Urban
"Sending prayers and well wishes to Randy Travis." -- Brad Paisley
"Thoughts and prayers for my buddy Randy Travis." -- Billy Ray Cyrus
"Sending a get well message out to my buddy @randytravis tonight. Thinking of you and wishing you a speedy recovery." -- Tracy Lawrence
"I know a lot of you are praying people and Randy Travis sure could use them right now" -- Charlie Daniels
"Praying for Randy Travis..." -- Martina McBride