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Jim Tom Hedrick, one of the stars of the Discovery Channel docudrama “Moonshiners,” has died at age 82.

Hedrick died on Wednesday morning in Robbinsville, North Carolina, according to a family member.

Jim Tom Hedrick
Jim Tom Hedrick, star of ‘Moonshiners,’ dead at 82

Who was Jim Tom Hedrick?

Jim Tom Hedrick is a prominent TV star and moonshiner

Born Jim Marvin Hedrick on the 25th December 1940, in Robbinsville, North Caroline USA, details about his early life remain unknown,

since he has quite successfully hidden all the most important details, including the names of his parents and whether he has any siblings.

He started working at an early age, and held several jobs before he ventured into moonshining.

He began his moonshining career at 15 and has held other jobs such as a plumber, electrician, and ham radio operator.

He became a part of the Discovery Channel series “Moonshiners” and has his own product, ‘100 Proof Unaged Rye’.

His net worth is estimated to be $200,000 as of early 2019.

Little is known about Jim Tom Hedrick’s personal life, including whether he is married or has children.

Jim Tom Hedrick
Jim Tom Hedrick reportedly had been fighting kidney cancer.

Jim Tom Hedrick cause of death

Jim Tom Hedrick died on Wednesday morning in Robbinsville, North Carolina, according to a family member.

The cause of Hedrick’s death isn’t yet known, but he had been suffering from kidney cancer recently, a family member told TMZ.

Jim Tom Hedrick had reportedly been living in a nursing home in the final year of his life.

A post from a cousin of Hedrick’s posted to the Facebook page of fellow Moonshiners stars Mark and Dugger revealed that he was ‘comfortable and resting with no pain right now,’ as of a few days before his death.

Jim Tom Hedrick
Jim Tom Hedrick, one of the stars of the Discovery Channel docudrama “Moonshiners,” has died. He was 82.

Jim Tom dedicated much of his life to the art of moonshining, becoming a legend in Appalachia along the way,’ read an Instagram statement from Sugarlands Distilling Co.

‘Jim Tom’s well-earned reputation as one of the most skilled moonshiners in the South earned him a role on the hit television program Moonshiners, where his colorful personality endeared Jim Tom to the hearts of millions.’

Sugarlands president and founder Ned Vickers added: ‘Jim Tom was one of the first veteran moonshiners to truly embrace Sugarlands when we opened our doors.

‘Gaining the stamp of approval from Jim Tom was instrumental in shaping the authenticity of Sugarlands, and we’re forever indebted to his support and friendship,’ he wrote.

They said he gave them his ‘stamp of approval,’ which helped to considerably legitimize their business.

In photos posted to Facebook announcing his death, Hedrick was seen shirtless in a hospital bed while receiving visitors at his nursing home.

Jim Tom Hedrick
Jim Tom Hedrick was known for his storytelling abilities.

When is Jim Tom Hedrick funeral ?

As of now, the funeral arrangement of the late Jim Tom Hedrick has not been disclosed by his family.

Having said that, we are still following up on his death, we will update you as soon as we get important information about Jim Tom Hedrick service.

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