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Painter Thomas Kinkade Dead At 54

Painter Thomas Kinkade Dead At 54

Thomas Kinkade, famous painter, passed away at his home in Northern California at the age of 54.

The popular artist died alone in his residence in Los Gatos on Friday (April 6), reportedly from natural causes, a rep confirmed to Reuters.

Thom provided a wonderful life for his family…We are shocked and saddened by his death,” his wife Nanette said in a statement.

“With whatever talent and resources I have, I’m trying to bring light to penetrate the darkness many people feel” Thomas said about his art.

Our thoughts are with his family and friends during this time.

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14 Responses to “Painter Thomas Kinkade Dead At 54”

  1. 1
    "You Mad?" Says:

    WTF?? That is too bad. :-( R.I.P. Thomas Kinkade.

  2. 2
    DizzySnazzle Says:

    What is with all these “natural causes” deaths at such early ages? Obviously people are dealing with private illnesses that they don’t want made public.

  3. 3
    Manu Says:

    Yes ]@DizzySnazzle youre right ! R.I.P Thomas . People Loved What You’ve Made !

  4. 4
    A Says:

    @DizzySnazzle: Not necessarily…Sometimes it’s something much more sinister…R.I.P.

  5. 5
    me Says:

    RIP

  6. 6
    Dave From Canada Says:

    I have a calendar of his in my house near the front entrance. May this fine man Rest In Peace, but his BEAUTIFUL artwork will live on forever.

  7. 7
    GoldenBlitch Says:

    My mom’s favorite painter. :(

  8. 8
    Juliw Says:

    RIP. I love his paintings. He has had some MAJOR problems in the last several years. He was living alone. Maybe suicide?

  9. 9
    Lalalove Says:

    Oh, no. R.I.P, my love. Sadness

  10. 10
    Marieme Says:

    It is incredibly sad. So young! I think he touched everyone at some point with his very pretty paintings. They were everywhere. RIP Thomas.

  11. 11
    NJMac Says:

    Well Its about time the media starts bringing artist to the limelight…Throw away this Kardashion, Hilton, and lip syncing half naked trash…As a fellow painter myself, I miss the days when artist were “celeb”rated-Da Vinci, raphael, etc…R.I.P Thomas, you are now Immortal as your work lives on…

  12. 12
    POGO Says:

    Im very sadden by this. RIP Thomas, Thank you for the wonderful paintings.

  13. 13
    me Says:

    Ah yes, the hypocrite died. Christian my a$s. When he traveled his plane was full of drugs & hookers.

  14. 14
    mARLA rICE Says:

    I AM DEEPLY SADENED TO HEAR THE NEWS OF HIS DEATH,MY PRAYERS GO OUT TO HIS WIFE,AND CHILDREN.MAY GOD KEEP YOU STRONG.I HAVE ENJOYED HIS BEAUTIFUL ART FOR YEARS.I HAVE ALL HIS PUZZLES.THEY ARE THE BEST.I WILL KEEP YOU IN MY PRAYERS.

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