What happened to Grandpa Lou Pickles? TikTok and YouTube star has fans in tears

Screenshot from YouTube @Grandpa Lou Pickles

The most wholesome grandpa on TikTok – Grandpa Lou Pickles – had lost his voice some time ago. But something else happened recently,  and here’s the update.

The grandson of the TikTok star Grandpa Ronald Williams (@Grandpa Lou Pickles) posted a video on TikTok and YouTube on Thursday, March 25th titled “Ronald Williams 1941 – 2021 RIP”. Here is everything you need to know.

Who is Grandpa Lou Pickles on TikTok?

Ronald Williams can be called the ultimate grandpa of TikTok. The username used for his account on TikTok is @ronaldwilliamsofficial but he calls himself ‘Grandpa Lou Pickles’ on YouTube and the name stuck.

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He is not just a TikToker but a sensation because his hashtag #grandpaloupickles has more than 22 million views. He thought of every follower and subscriber as his grandkid and everyone called him their ‘TikTok Grandpa’.

His agreeable nature and incessant curiosity made him very popular on social media. On TikTok, his account has about 9 million followers. There are 29k followers on Instagram and 41k subscribers on YouTube.

Everyone loves his sense of humor and found his activities and videos pretty wholesome. His grandson, Ryan Adam (Watch Your Haircut), usually appeared in the videos to help him out or just to talk. Their chemistry is great and enviable.

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Thanks for the good times. Ronald Williams will never be forgotten 😇 RIP Grandpa 🥺 #ronaldwilliams #fyp #foryou #xyzbca

♬ See You Again (Piano Arrangement) – Alexandre Pachabezian

What happened to the beloved Ronald Williams?

On 30th January 2021, Ryan Adams informed the fan base that Grandpa lost his voice because he had picked up a cough.

After that, there were updates about his condition. Grandpa had taken a break from creating any more videos because of his voice even though he loved doing that.

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A lot of Grandpa’s followers made videos wishing him a speedy recovery and it was well appreciated by Ronald.

A TikTok video posted yesterday (24th March 2021) revealed that Grandpa had passed away and within a day it has 15 million views. It just had “1941-2021” in the thumbnail and “Thanks for the good times. Ronald Williams will never be forgotten 😇 RIP Grandpa 🥺” in the caption.

The memories posted in the video were beautiful and fans are expressing their sadness in the comments.

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Today (on 25th March 2021), Ryan posted a video on Grandpa’s account about his passing. He said that “Hello everyone this is the Grandson Ryan. This day was very hard and it still doesn’t seem real. He was so amazing and his soul was so pure with full of joy and happiness. I couldn’t ask for a better Grandpa. Forever in our hearts and he will be watching over all of us. He’s now in peace with the angels up in heaven. 1941-2021”

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In the video, you can hear the sadness in his voice when it cracks while talking about his Grandpa. Fans all over the world miss Ronald and mourn the loss of such a wonderful soul.

As Ryan said, he is in a better place now after living a long life of 79 years. God bless his soul.

Our favourite memories of Ronald Williams