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Jim Tom Hedrick Obituary… In Loving Memory of Moonshiners’ Star

Jim Tom Hedrick Obituary

Jim Tom Hedrick Obituary

Jim Tom Hedrick, who played one of the lead roles in the documentary drama “Moonshiners” on the Discovery Channel has passed away at the age of 82 years.

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Hedrick’s passing was revealed by Sugarlands Distilling Company on Facebook on Wednesday, September 6, 2023,  “It’s with heavy hearts we say goodbye to our dear friend Marvin ‘Jim Tom’ Hedrick. 

His main cause of death is unknown yet. However, it was said that he had kidney cancer and had been receiving dialysis for a while. Hedrick was pictured last week in a nursing home in pictures shared by fellow moonshiners Mark Ramsey and Digger Manes.

They also posted a letter from Tina, the cousin of Hedrick, requesting prayers from supporters. Tina said:

“He is comfortable and resting with no pain right now (which is what we’ve been praying for). Please keep Jimtom’s Sister Judy Williams & her husband Noah in your prayers as well, they’ve been with Jimtom every single day and they are tired, but wouldn’t have it any other way, they love him so much.”

You can read the note in a post provided below:

Jim Tom, who was born on Christmas Day in 1940, spent a significant portion of his life honing the craft of moonshining and rising to fame in the Appalachian region.

Jim Tom’s well-deserved reputation as one of the South’s most accomplished moonshiners led to him being cast in the popular television series Moonshiners, where his charismatic attitude won over millions of fans.

People are sharing their tributes towards him on social media. Steve Hedrick shared a special message after his death on Facebook which is provided below:

Tanya Lafon Williams posted, “RIP Jim Tom Hedrick, You’ll be greatly missed.”

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We send our condolences to Jim Tom Hedrick’s family and all of his loved ones. He was a cherished part of the Moonshiners family.

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