Lance Waldroup Wiki – Lance Waldroup Bio
Lance Waldroup, one of the bootleggers featured in Discovery’s reality series “Moonshiners,” died on Feb. 25 in North Carolina.
The network confirmed Waldroup’s death in a Facebook post earlier this week.
He was 30 years old.
Lance Waldroup Death
Lance’s mom, Lynn, called 911 and told the dispatcher she found him unconscious and not breathing at 9:45 PM on February 25. We’re told Graham County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Robbinsville home and found Lance dead … lying on top of his bed.
Our sources say Lance’s mom had last spoken to Lance four hours earlier. At some point after that conversation, we’re told Lance went into his bedroom and laid down on his bed. We’re told there are no signs of foul play and his cause of death is being investigated by the medical examiner.
Lance died Feb. 25 in his home state of North Carolina according to his father, Jeff, who also appeared on the reality show alongside his son. The cause of death remains unclear.
Discovery tells TMZ Lance will be remembered as an adventurous distiller who was always looking to take his flavorful recipes of moonshine to new heights.
A cause of death has not been released, but family members said he died Feb. 25 at his home in Robbinsville, North Carolina.
Lance appeared in several early seasons of the show … bootlegging out of North Carolina with his father. He was one of the younger and less experienced moonshiners, and would often turn to his dad for guidance. He also distilled absinthe and scotch.
Waldroup is known for starring in six seasons of “Moonshiners” with his father, Jeff. He helped share the trade of distilling moonshine as well as absinthe and scotch.
A GoFundMe campaign set up for Waldroup’s family says the family is “devastated” over his passing, calling it “unexpected.”
“Lance had such a kind loving soul and was always there for others in need,” a statement on the webpage reads. A memorial service is scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 6 in Robbinsville, N.C. An obituary for the former Discovery star notes that he was preceded in death by his sister, Lindsey Waldroup, and his brother, Lamar Waldroup.