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Comedian Tim Wilson dead at 52

3:49 PM, Feb 27, 2014   |    comments
Comedian and country music artist Tim Wilson died on Wed., Feb. 26, 2014 of a heart attack in Columbus, Ga. Wilson was 52 years old. (Rick Diamond Getty Images Entertainment)
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Comedian and country music artist Tim Wilson died Wednesday of a heart attack in Columbus, Ga. Wilson was 52 years old.

Wilson lived in Louisville before recently moving to Nashville. He appeared on "The Tonight Show" and was a frequent radio guest on the radio program "The Bob and Tom Show."

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Wilson played comedy clubs across the country. He was known for his single "Garth Brooks Ruined my Life" and also co-wrote "The Redneck 12 Days of Christmas."

He is survived by his wife, ex-wife and two children.

Material from the Courier-Journal was used in this report.

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