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Comedian Ron Sexton aka Donnie Baker passed away from a heart attack

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Ron Sexton, a cherished member of “The Bob & Tom Show” ensemble cast, passed away on Friday in Ohio while on tour with his stand-up comedy show.

Ron was celebrated by millions of “The Bob & Tom Show” listeners for his unforgettable comedic portrayals of characters like Donnie Baker, Kenny Tarmac, and Floyd the Trucker, as well as his impeccable celebrity impersonations. His talent and humor left a lasting mark on all who knew him.

The Donnie Baker Facebook page released the following statement:

It is with immense sadness that we let everyone know that Ron Sexton passed away yesterday. He was Donnie Baker to most of you, but Ron and Dad to us. Please respect our privacy at this time and pray for our family.

The Bob & Tom Show issued the following statement:

“We are sad to confirm that Ron Sexton, longtime member of the ensemble cast of “The Bob & Tom Show”, died Friday in Ohio while on tour with his stand-up comedy show. Ron was known by millions of listeners of “The Bob & Tom Show” for the indelible comedic characters he played on-air – including Donnie Baker, Kenny Tarmac, and Floyd the Trucker, as well as his spot-on celebrity impersonations. Ron was a much-loved colleague and friend, and we will miss him greatly. We send our sincerest condolences to his family and friends. He made many, many people happy during his more than 20 years with “The Bob & Tom Show,” and we will remember him with love and gratitude.” – Tom Griswold.

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.


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