Andrew TOMMO Thomas Death – Dead – Obituary – Popular Radio Presenter, Andrew TOMMO Thomas Has Passed Away.
Information reaching our news desk has it that popular Welsh radio presenter, Andrew TOMMO Thomas has passed. Andrew TOMMO Thomas was reported to have died today July 28 2020. His cause of death or what killed him was never disclosed to the public.
In 2006 he was diagnosed with kidney disease. He started dialysis in January 2007 and then a kidney transplant in June of the same year.
He left behind his wife Donna and son.
Andrew Paul Thomas was brought up in Cardigan . According to his autobiography, he left school as soon as he could, taking on a number of jobs: postman, holding discos in Cardigan and Spain, breaking graves, and working in a butcher’s shop.
Few Things You Need To Know Andrew TOMMO Thomas
He presented the breakfast show at Nation Broadcasting stations in Carmarthenshire , including Radio Carmarthenshire , Radio Pembrokeshire and Radio Ceredigion. In 2011 it won the Radio Presenter of the Year award for stations serving up to 300,000 people.
He joined BBC Radio Cymru in 2014 with a show from 2 to 5pm Monday to Thursday.
In July 2017 he was suspended from work for a few weeks while the BBC was investigating a complaint about comments he made during the Noola Festival in Llangrannog . He wrote to the Festival to apologize and returned to his show at the end of July.
In February 2018, he announced that he would be leaving Radio Cymru and returned to Nation to present a new program between 11am and 3pm. He presented his last Radio Cymru show on Thursday, 29 March 2018.
Published Tommo – The Story of Big Noise in 2014, a volume of stories about the history and life Tommo.
Tributes Floods Twitter
Another Welsh radio legend has passed away today.Andrew ‘Tommo’ Thomas -voice of Radio Carms and once of BBC Radio Cymru.Voice of The Scarlets, stadium announcer @official_parc.Loved throughout the west and beyond.
Another Welsh radio legend has passed away today.
Andrew ‘Tommo’ Thomas -voice of Radio Carms and once of BBC Radio Cymru.
Voice of The Scarlets, stadium announcer @official_parc.
Loved throughout the west and beyond. #riptommo pic.twitter.com/X7uiYKDvwj
— Marc Webber (@marcwebber) July 28, 2020
Just heard the very sad news that Andrew ‘Tommo’ Thomas (@TOMMORADIO) passed away today. Chris Needs and now Tommo. This is a very sad week for Welsh radio.
Just heard the very sad news that Andrew ‘Tommo’ Thomas (@TOMMORADIO) passed away today. Chris Needs and now Tommo. This is a very sad week for Welsh radio 😢
— James Knight 🎙 (@jamesknightvo) July 28, 2020
Sincere condolences to @scarlets_rugby and to the friends and family of stadium announcer Andrew ‘Tommo’ Thomas. Very sad news.
— Jamie Phillips (@JNPhillips4) July 28, 2020
Rupert Moon wrote on Facebook “Lost a great friend today Andrew Tommo Thomas. He was my brother by another mother. Friend to so many and his energy was contagious. Thoughts and prayers are with his family. Sleep well buddy x”
Reacting To Andrew Sad Demise Aidan Jones wrote “Can’t believe what i’m reading on social media tonight! RIP Andrew Tommo Thomas Cysga’n dawel. Thoughts and prayers to his wife Donna and their little boy Cian Wyn. World is a cruel place.”
Jackie James wrote “Such sad news this evening that an absolute gentleman & local legend has suddenly passed away. Andrew “Tommo” Thomas was a fantastic Jackie James customer; no doubt many of you have seen him in his Peaky Blinders outfits & hats at his beloved Scarlets ground! He will be sorely missed by so many & our thoughts go out to his family & friends tonight. Cysga’n dawel Tommo”