Sharna Burgess is honoring her father after his heartbreaking death.

It Dancing With the Stars pro announced dad Raymond Eric BurgessAn Instagram post titled “Passing” on Monday January 31st, 2018.

“I won’t be able find the right words in order to give this justice,” she said. “So I’ll take the words from someone else.” A quote by writer. C.S. LewisShe added that “there are better things ahead of us than the ones we have left behind.”

Sharna stated, “I believe this to be true for your,” Sharna added. You are a great dad, and I wish you the best of luck. May your journey be filled with Spirit, love, courage, and spirit. Thank you, I love you, I miss you. Raymond Eric Burgess, 5/15/1949 to 1/28/2022

Sharna shared a collection of throwback photographs of her and her dad from their childhood. These include photos of Sharna helping her blow out her birthday candles. Sharna even gave her a hug and drove a boat.