Jake Owen on His Dad’s Health: ‘He’s Back at It’
Jake Owen has been up front with fans about his dad's prognosis. Steve Owen was recently diagnosed with cancer and underwent intense cancer treatments last winter. Well, he finally has good news to share regarding his dad's health, and he took to Instagram to announce it.
Owen posted a photo on Instagram of him with his pops, saying, "Thanks to everybody for all the well wishes! My Dad is back at it! Looking good and feelin' good.… "
Fans have been hoping for -- and expecting great news, as the 'Anywhere With You' hitmaker announced earlier that he, his wife, and daughter Pearl would spend the Fourth of July with his dad, along with the entire extended Owen clan.
Those types of festivities often take large amounts of energy, and it sounds like Jake's dad is getting along just fine. The picture shows Steve smiling and looking lively, clearly excited to be hanging out with his son -- and out of the hospital. Owen has said before that his dad's a fighter, and he's certainly fought the cancer which originated at the back of his tongue.
The singer also had hand surgery recently -- although his was a very minor operation compared to what his dad has endured. In fact, he as able to play a post-sugery gig soon after, looking as good as new. Turns out, he's a fighter, just like his dad!