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Internet sensation and everybody’s bespoke grandpa, Papa Jim, has sadly passed away.

Papa Jim’s death was shared by YouTuber Danny Duncan, who often featured Papa in his viral videos.

Danny shared information on Papa Jim’s death on Instagram on May 12, 2022.

Papa Jim was 92 at the time of his passing.

Prankster Papa Jim, who turned 92 in December, used to appear in Duncan’s videos and performed wild activities ranging from skinny dipping to quad biking.

Thousands of tributes have been paid to the internet star under Duncan’s post.

Fellow YouTuber George Janko said: “Sorry for your loss.”


image via: Instagram

Heartbroken fans have also paid homage to Papa Jim.

Papa had previously fallen victim to a hoax on the internet that claimed he had died.

At the time of writing, his family have not disclosed any details about his death.

Papa Jim was the grandfather of Duncan’s pal David Tomchinsky, who works as a social media manager and executive assistant for his brand.

Papa Jim is survived by his loving wife Cynthia Davitt, his son James Davitt III and wife Sarah, his daughter Andrea Freeman and husband Brian, and his daughter Alicia Marino and husband Christopher.

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