How did Timbo The Redneck die? TikToker, 30, mourned by fans after car stunt gone wrong
'He loved TikTok and believed in all the fans and everybody that supported him,' said Timbo The Redneck's mother
Rising TikTok star Timothy Hall, who was popularly known as Timbo The Redneck died at the age of 30 on Saturday, July 31, in a tragic accident. His mother got emotional as she announced the news in a gut-wrenching video posted to his TikTok and Instagram.
The social media celebrity was with his girlfriend Corey, driving his car in front of a neighborhood and performing donuts when the incident happened. A truck rammed into his car in a devastating accident. The exact cause of death has not been revealed by his family. In what could possibly be the last video to be posted on his Instagram page, Hall's mother said, “Hey, I’m Tassie, Timbo The Redneck’s mother. He won’t be making any more videos at all. My son was in a bad accident yesterday and didn’t make it. I want to thank everybody for all the fans that he had. He loved TikTok and believed in all the fans and everybody that supported him. It meant a lot to me. I want to thank ya’ll for all the fans that he had, and my heart is just so broken." She did not go into details about the accident.
On August 2, Timbo The Redneck’s brother-in-law, Tony, also took to his YouTube channel to announce the terrible news. “I don’t even know how to really do this video because we made so many videos together…I’m just making this video because we made so many videos together and he used to talk to me all the time about how much you guys and his fans meant to him," he said.
Who was Timbo The Redneck?
Timbo The Redneck was a TikTok creator who had gathered over 194,000 followers on the platform by posting comedic sketches. He was based out of Ottawa, Canada, and had racked up over 2 million views in total on TikTok. He also had over 5,000 followers on Instagram under the handle @timbotheredneck.
“I remember me and him would be sitting in the room and we would just be there thinking of what to make and we’d make a video and me and Timbo would be out there in the yard whether it was in town or whatever but we’d be sitting out there making videos together, having fun and enjoying everything, the whole situation we had going on," Tony said in his YouTube video. He thanked the fans for supporting Hall. "I just want to say from the bottom of my heart and I know Timbo feels the same way that he appreciated you guys more than anything in the world I know," he added.
His family has started a GoFundMe page to cover his funeral cost, which was capped at $9,447.
RIP Timbo The Redneck
One of the reactions to Hall's mother's Instagram post was from the deceased's sister named Josefina Alcantar. "I will forever miss my brother please keep my family in your prayers and let us stay strong together and never let my brother be forgotten. Thank all of you for the prayers and support we will always love my brother unconditionally," she wrote.
Soon other tributes followed, with most of them praying for Hall's family. "He was a great friend for sure! Love ya Tim," one of them said, while another wrote, "Rest easy - prayers for the family." A third noted, "Your son seems like he was a cool guy, one day we’ll all get to see him. May he Rest In Peace." One more added, "Great guy.. Loved talking video ideas with you Timbo. You made videos to put smiles on people’s faces. It was just your time to go buddy. Gonna miss you." A commenter said, "I thought this was a joke… love you man." Another was in denial, writing, "He aint dead yet. He cant be dead. he was just getting started bro."