SWAMP People star Ashley Jones announced the death of her father in an emotional Facebook post.
The reality television star announced her father’s death on Thursday, February 11, calling him her “solid as a rock anchor who loved me more than anyone on this planet.”
Ashley Jones and her father
When did Swamp People star Ashley Jones’ father die?
“My dad passed away yesterday. He was my solid as a rock anchor who loved me more than anyone on this planet,” wrote the alligator-hunter.
“He could be screaming and I’d call and he would always answer hello sweetheart. I’ll always be his little love and he will always be my biggest fan.
Ashley Jones is a star on the History Channel’s Swamp People
Jones announced her fathers death on Thursday, February 11
“Our gator is what got me on swamp people and I know my dad and I will never forget that experience we had together! I love this man so much. He was a great dad and Papa to my babies,” Jones added.
“And there’s nothing in the world he wouldn’t have done for me. Just pray my kids and mom find peace thru it. My brother is in town helping and we will get info out as soon as we can!.”
What is Swamp People?
Swamp People first premiered on the History Channel in August 2010.
The show follows the day-to-day activities of alligator hunters living in the swamps of the Atchafalaya River Basin in south central Louisiana.
The hunters hunt American alligators for a living.
The show is currently on it’s 12th season, and airs Thursday nights at 9pm on the History Channel.
Swamp People follows the day-to-day activities of alligator hunters living in south central Louisiana
Jones and the cast of Swamp People hunt American alligators for a living
“This is not a show based on a B horror film,” reads the show description.
“The ‘Swamp People’ featured in this History series are the proud descendants of French Canadian refugees who settled in the swamp region of Louisiana in the 18th century.
“Cameras follow members of this fiercely independent group as they struggle to preserve their way of life in the Atchafalaya Basin during the most important time of the year for them: alligator-hunting season.”
Who is the cast of Swamp People?
The cast of season 12 of Swamp People, include:
- Ashley Jones
- Troy Landry
- Chase Landry
- Bruce Mitchell
- Nicole “Pickle” Wheat
- Don Brewer
- Daniel Edgar
Swamp People airs Thursday nights at 9pm on the History Channel
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