Demi Lovato Shares Childhood Picture As She Says Goodbye To Her Dad

25 June 2013, 11:13 | Updated: 25 June 2013, 11:25

The 'Skyscrapper' singer has received a host of condolence messages after losing her father this past week.

Demi Lovato has shared a new childhood picture of herself with her father after he died this past week.

The X Factor USA judge had earlier thanked fans for their kind messages on Twitter before saying goodbye in her own way on her social networking account.

The picture features a young Demi in the car with her estranged father.

Alongside the picture, she wrote: "RIP Daddy.. I love you.. Love, Your little partner "

Check out Demi's post on her Twitter account below:

Simon Cowell was among the celebrities who wished the singer well and said his thoughts were with her at this sad time.

The cause of death is still unknown, although 53 year-old Patrick has been diagnosed with cancer.