INDIANAPOLIS (JULY 22, 2023) – In response to related listener inquiries, please attribute
the following statement to Tom Griswold, Host of the nationally syndicated morning radio
show, “The Bob & Tom Show”:
“We are sad to confirm that Ron Sexton, a long-time member of the ensemble cast of
“The Bob & Tom Show”, died Saturday 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
Ron’s family posted this on the Donnie Baker Facebook page earlier this morning.
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.
Tracey, Eric, Abigail, Alex, and Aliah Jim and Ila