Ronald Williams was a TikTok content creator who went by the handle @grandpa lou pickles before changing it to @ronaldwilliamsofficial.
The 79-year-old from La Jolla, California, has 8.8 million TikTok followers after making hilarious videos with his grandson Ryan Adams.
Ronald earned the moniker ‘TikTok Grandad,’ and referred to his eight million followers as his ‘grandkids.’
Following his TikTok success, he created a YouTube channel where he posted longer videos and gained over 40,000 subscribers, as well as a large Instagram following, with 28,000 followers.
Ryan, Ronald’s grandson, announced his grandfather’s death on TikTok this week.
First, he shared an emotional montage of photos and video clips of himself with his grandfather, captioning it, “Thanks for the good times.”
Ronald Williams will be remembered forever. Grandpa, rest in peace.”