Tom Petty's daughter shares heartfelt tribute

Rebekah Scanlan

The 66-year-old rocker passed away suddenly on Sunday after going into cardiac arrest.

Now Tom Petty's daughter AnnaKim Violette has shared a string of heartfelt to her tributes to her rock legend dad.

Iconic musician Tom Petty passed away on the weekend. Source: Getty

Taking to Instagram, the 35-year-old posted several images of her dad, including a candid shot of the two of them together simply captioned, "How beautiful are we?"

While many of the snaps had short and sweet messages beside them, one went into detail about her pain at the unexpected loss.

Tom's daughter shared some touching throwbacks. Source: Instagram
She also shared a photo of her with her late dad. Source: Instagram

"The amount of pain you feel will one day be the amount of joy you experience," she wrote. "I want to thank the hospital for there privacy, compassion, medical care."

She went on to thank her friends, family and fans for the 'out-pouring of love' before ending with a profound message, 'The body dies but the love grows forever.'

Despite her grief, his daughter took the time to thank everyone for their support. Source: Instagram

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He had been on the road this year with his band. Source: Getty

Tom had been having a big year before his death, hitting the road with his band Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, who first found success in the late 70s, for their 40th anniversary tour.

Since his tragic passing many celebrities have shared touching messages of condolence for the *Free Fallin__ singer, including Sir Paul McCartney and Blink 182's, Travis Barker.

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