What was comedian Jethro's cause of death?

COMEDIAN Jethro has sadly died at the age of 73.

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

What was comedian Jethro's cause of death?

Jethro passed away after suffering from Covid on December 14, 2021.

His management said in a statement: "It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the passing of the well known and popular Cornish comedian Jethro.

"Tragically Jethro passed away on 14th December 2021 after contracting COVID-19.

"Jethro leaves behind his life partner Jennie, sons Jesse and Lanyon, step daughter Sarah, daughter-in-law Stacey and of course his much loved grandchildren.

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

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

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Who was Jethro?

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

He shot to fame after appearing on the Des O'Connor Show in the 1990s and became known for his west country take on life.

Jethro also appeared on TV's Treasure Hunt and Jim Davidson's Generation Game.

Was Jethro married and did he have any children?

Jethro wasn't married but he was in a longterm relationship with his partner Jennie.

He also leaves behind his sons Jesse and Lanyon.

Jesse was also stepdad to his stepdaughter Sarah.

What tributes have been made for Jethro?

Paying tribute to the star, one person said on Twitter: "RIP Jethro. Not only a Cornish legend, but a legendary comedian across the globe."

Another posted: "Aww man, how sad, the best stand up comedian from the West Country ever.

"Have seen Jethro a number of times. He was brilliant, a top guy, such unique delivery, incredibly funny.

"They don't make 'em 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 an 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 today one of those legends have left us. RIP Jethro. Thanks for the laughs."

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