R.I.P. comedian and storyteller Ron Shock


Famous comedian and storyteller Ron Shock died from urethra cancer on Friday at the age of 69. He will be remembered mostly for his reenactments of stories found out of newspapers.

He will be missed.

Goodbye Ron Shock. Sad day to hear that a hero has fallen. Truly was a great man and comic genius.

— Kristin Key (@thekristinkey) May 17, 2012

RIP Ron Shock… the comedy community lost a good one w/ you.

— Mr. Biggs (@FunnyMrBiggs) May 17, 2012

RIP Ron Shock. So glad that I not only got to see him perform, but met and talked with him.

— Cameron Buchholtz (@CBuchholtz) May 17, 2012

RIP Ron Shock i opened for him a lot at the holy city zoo and on the road. tremendously funny and kind man. it was an honor to know him.

— Margaret Cho (@margaretcho) May 17, 2012

I will miss your laugh, your stories, your endless positive energy, and your smile! RIP Ron Shock, save a seat at the bar for me..

— John Padon (@JohnPadon) May 17, 2012

RIP incredible comedian Ron Shock, and magnificent Donna Summer. What a show in heaven today.

— Elayne Boosler (@ElayneBoosler) May 17, 2012


Goodbye Ron Shock. One of the greatest storytellers and a hilarious comedian. Lucky to have seen him live. Sympathies to those who knew him.

— Dan Telfer (@dantelfer) May 17, 2012

A great comedian passed today making the world a little dimmer. RIP Ron Shock the comedy community will miss you greatly!!

— Sin City Comedy (@sincitycomedy) May 17, 2012

Ron Shock: An amazing man and amazing comedian has passed away. #RIP

— Lizz Winstead (@lizzwinstead) May 17, 2012

RIP Ron Shock. It was a real privilege to know you and an absolute honor to work with you.

— Jason Marcus (@TheJasonMarcus) May 17, 2012