DAYTON — Comedian and radio host Ron Sexton, known to listeners of The BOB & TOM Show as “Donnie Baker,” has died.
Sexton’s family announced his death in a post on his official Facebook page on Saturday morning.
“It is with great sadness that we announce to everyone that Ron Sexton passed away yesterday. To most of you he was Donnie Baker, but to us he was Ron and Dad. Please respect our privacy at this time and pray for our family,” the post said.
According to a report, Sexton passed away in Ohio on Friday while touring with his stand-up comedy show opinion attributed to Tom Griswold on “The BOB & TOM Show” on Twitter.
“It is with regret that we confirm that longtime cast member Ron Sexton, longtime cast member of The Bob & Tom Show, died in Ohio on Friday while touring with his stand-up comedy show. Ron was known to millions of “The Bob & Tom Show” listeners for the indelible comedic characters he played… pic.twitter.com/HrB2x7K2ma
— The BOB & TOM Show (@bobandtom) July 22, 2023
According to a post on the comedy club’s Facebook, Sexton was scheduled to perform at the Dayton Funny Bone on July 21-22.
A cause of death was not announced.
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