What was the cause of death of comedian Jethro?

Comedian Jethro tragically passed away at the age of 73.

Scores of devastated fans have paid tribute to the legendary comic.

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Comedian Jethro tragically passed away at the age of 73

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Comedian Jethro tragically passed away at the age of 73

What was the cause of death of comedian Jethro?

Jethro died after suffering from covid On 14 December 2021.

His management said in a statement: “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of renowned and popular Cornish comedian Jethro.

“Sadly, Jethro passed away on 14 December 2021 after contracting COVID-19.

“Jethro leaves behind his life partner Jenny, sons Jesse and Lanyon, stepdaughter Sarah, daughter-in-law Stacy and of course his very dear grandchildren.

“We ask that you respect our privacy at this sad time and give us all the time to grieve.

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“We will continue to support each other in the knowledge that without him our lives will never be the same.”

Who was Jethro?

Born Geoffrey Rowe on March 8, 1948, Cornish comedian best known by his stage name Jethro.

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He rose to prominence in the 1990s after appearing on The Des O’Connor Show and became known for his western country.

Jethro also appeared in TV’s Treasure Hunt and Jim Davidson’s Generation Game.

Was Jethro married and did he have any children?

Jethro was not married but was in a long-term relationship with his partner, Jenny.

He also leaves behind his sons Jesse and Lanyon.

Jesse was also the stepfather of his stepdaughter Sarah.

What tribute is given to Jethro?

Paying tribute to the star, one person said on Twitter: “RIP Jethro. Not only a Cornish legend, but a great comedian around the world.”

Another posted: “Oh man, how sad, the best stand up comedian ever in the West Country.

“I’ve seen Jethro so many times. He was fantastic, a top guy, such unique delivery, incredibly funny.

“They don’t make them like him anymore, a sad day.”

And impressionist and Britain’s Got Talent 2015 finalist Danny Posthill said: “I remember when I first started showing interest in comedy and I used to buy stand up shows on VHS with my paper round money.

“Lee Evans, Chubby Brown, Jim Davidson, Jimmy Jones and Jethro.

“Sadly one of those giants left us today. RIP Jethro. Thanks for the laughs.”

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