Tom Jackson, who appeared in Season 1 of strange eyesDied after battling lymphoma. He was 63.
The sad news was announced Thursday (March 9) by a family member who revealed his death on March 2.
The hit Netflix show’s official Instagram confirmed the news, writing, “We are saddened to say goodbye to our Queer Eye family. Rest in peace Tom Jackson.”
strange eyes Actor Jonathan Ness was among the first to write a tribute, writing “RIP Tom.”
“It’s incredibly sad news,” says fashion guru Tan Franz.
With a heavy heart we say goodbye to our Queer Eye family members, rest in peace Tom Jackson. pic.twitter.com/OiNpT3IneA
— Queer Eye (@QueerEye) March 9, 2023
Family members wish fans Watch Jackson’s episode. strange eyes to honor him and posting obituaries online They also thanked the medical staff who helped him. “Healing and comforting in his final days”
They added: “We will never forget our dear Tom, he brought joy, humor, perseverance and love to our family. He is special to us. And we hope to see him again someday.”
Jackson, a Georgia dump truck driver, appeared in the premiere episode of strange eyes rebooted in February 2018, titled “You Can’t Fix Ugly.” During the show he reconciled emotionally with ex-wife Abby Parr. The couple remarried. But they split again in 2019.
He left a daughter who appeared with him. quaint, two nephews and two sisters His memorial service will take place on March 12 in Kennesaw, Georgia.