Comedian Tim Wilson dead at 52

Posted at 11:30 AM, Feb 27, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-27 11:30:35-05

Comedian Tim Wilson, a regular on the Bob & Tom radio show, died unexpectedly on Wednesday night. He was 52.

Wilson died of an apparent heart attack in Nashville, according to the radio show’s website.

A statement was posted on the website early Thursday morning:

“Regular listeners to this show know that Tim is a friend and a brother to all of us at the Bob & Tom Show. It is a very difficult day, and we couldn’t be more saddened by the passing of a comedy legend. Our thoughts and prayers are with Tim’s loved ones. Tim’s first appearance on the show took place on April 13, 1995. His first bit played on the Bob & Tom Show was “Acid Country.”

Wilson was considered a rare comedy talent by many, known best for his songs like Garth Brooks Has Ruined My Life. He appeared on several television shows including Evening At The ImprovShowtime’s Comedy Club Network and The Tonight Show.

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