Ron Sexton: Indianapolis – Officials of The Bob and Tom Show have confirmed the demise of 52-year-old Ron Sexton, also known as “Donnie Baker,” who was a long-time artist and comedian. He passed away on Friday during his stand-up comedy show.
He resided in Tampa, Florida.
Sexton was known to millions of listeners for his humorous characters portrayed on-air, including Donnie Baker, Kenny Tarmac, Floyd the Truck Driver, and various spot-on celebrity impersonations.
The comedian had made headlines in January when a supposed violent incident occurred outside an Indianapolis bar after wrapping up a performance in Portland, Indiana. Court documents revealed that Sexton informed the police that the shooter was the husband of a woman with whom he had a relationship. The man is accused of attempted murder and illegal possession of a handgun.
Sexton was a highly cherished colleague and friend. The show released a statement on Facebook confirming his passing. As of Saturday morning, the official cause of death has not been disclosed.
Ron was a dear colleague and friend, and he will be deeply missed. We send his family and friends our sincere sympathies. Over his more than 20 years with “The Bob and Tom Show,” he brought joy to many, and we will fondly remember him with love and gratitude.