Tim Wilson’s death announcement on the “Bob and Tom Show” during the broadcast on Thursday was a shock. Known as a regular guest on the radio program, the comedian also was a musician and sometimes brought the music to the stage. The 52-year-old comedian offered country flair to his stand up and was considered a pioneer in the business. According to WLKY, a news station in Louisville, Tim Wilson died on Wednesday at the age of 52.
Tim Wilson had the fans singing during Christmas as he is best known as the co-writer of Jeff Foxworthy's hit song, “Redneck 12 Days of Christmas.” Dominating the Southern comedy clubs, the comedian had a flair for his unique brand of comedy and gave fans exceptional humor on every level. Sharing stories and cracking jokes, Tim Wilson loved being on the road and sharing the funny side of life.
The shock of losing Tim Wilson has surprised friends and colleagues alike. Tributes and condolences have come in from all around the country. Larry the Cable Guy, Ron White and Greg Warren all mentioned the comedian on social media tributes.
According to Ron White, a comedian who is well-known in the south, the death of Tim Wilson happened in Nashville with his brother by his side. The comedian had an apparent heart attack.