Thursday, February 27, 2014

Sad News: Comedian Tim Wilson Dies At Age 52

Comedian Tim Wilson passed away last night in his hometown of Columbus, Georgia, of an apparent heart attack at age 52. 

Tim appeared on "Sirius XM Speedway" a handful of times over the years, and his offbeat views on the world of NASCAR never failed to keep us in stitches. He wrote and performed two of our all-time favorite musical masterpieces, “The NASCAR Song,” and “The Talladega Song,” which we have played – ad nauseum -- prior to every Talladega race weekend since taking to the airwaves in November of 2003. We will continue to do so in the future. 

He also co-wrote the Jeff Foxworthy hit, "The Redneck 12 Days of Christmas,” and was a favorite at comedy clubs around the country for many years. 

We considered Tim to be a member of our radio family -- kind of like the weird uncle who shows up at family reunions and makes inappropriate remarks about the potato salad – and our condolences and prayers go out to his family, friends and legions of fans.

Rest in Peace, Tim.


  1. Anonymous3:36 PM

    His Uncle BS bits were priceless

  2. Anonymous3:50 PM

    I hate to hear this.

  3. Anonymous10:43 AM

    All of his CDs are sold out. Rest in peace,Tim. -Ellen, JJ's girlfrnd

  4. Anonymous3:12 PM

    Used to listen to SiriusXM when I was an over the road driver. Tim Wilson was big time on my funny comic list. So sad to here of his passing.