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Trace Adkins will be saying his final goodbyes to his dad this week. says the country star's father, Aaron Doyle Adkins, passed away on Saturday in Bossier City, Louisiana.  He was 71. 

His funeral is scheduled to take place in Sarepta, Louisiana on Wednesday. 

Word surfaced last week that the elder Adkins was very ill, when Trace left a Florida rehab center before finishing his program to be by his ailing father's side. 

Adkins checked into the facility last month following an alcohol-fueled confrontation with an impersonator. 

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