The Tragic Dying Of Beloved Queer Eye Contestant Tom Jackson

As “Queer Eye” followers will keep in mind, Tom Jackson’s transformation was as heartwarming because it was memorable. 

For starters, his closing look got here with one notably cute shock — his grandson in an identical outfit. Then, after listening to Karamo Brown’s candy phrases, lauding his transformation not simply bodily however by way of his confidence, Jackson broke down in tears. “I had a good time, guys,” he beamed. His household was nicely conscious of simply how nice a time he’d had, too. In his obituary, they urged followers who wished to commemorate his life to not ship flowers. As an alternative, they requested that folks “please watch Season 1, Episode 1 of ‘Queer Eye’ on Netflix, and inform others about it in honor of Tom.” A becoming send-off for a person who made such an influence on the present, its hosts, and viewers all over the world. 

Jackson leaves behind his beloved daughter — who had nominated him for “Queer Eye” within the first place — and grandsons. Per the obituary, the boys “have been his pleasure and pleasure.” He’s additionally survived by his siblings, their youngsters, and his cousins. We’re sending them love throughout this troublesome time and our thanks for sharing him with the world.