2018-01-12 02:37:48 UTC
Brad Netherton, Tom's brother, is reporting on Facebook that the former Lawrence Welk Show baritone died last Sunday, January 7. He would have been 71 today. The cause of death was flu that turned into pneumonia. As of today no official announcement or obituary has been posted.
Tom was a handsome, 6'5" tall blonde never who married. Lawrence Welk always liked to tease the female audience members with, "He's still single, ladies!" Born in Munich, Germany, Tom was the son of an Army officer. He was a devout Christian who recorded for Word, a faith-based entertainment company based in Nashville.