The popular comedian Ron White is still alive; he is in the middle of his "Rontourage" comedy tour as of May 2015. He and fellow performer Larry the Cable Guy have recently mourned the death in 2014 of fellow country genre comedian Tim Wilson.
Ron White was a founding member of the successful "Blue Collar Comedy" show. He is best known as a cigar-smoking and scotch-drinking funnyman. He boasts two Grammy nominations, a gold record and three of the top-rated one-hour comedy specials in the history of Comedy Central. As of 2015, he has been one of the top three grossing comedians on tour in the United States for the past five years.