Tony Winchester, popularly known as RSGloryAndGold, especially among the MMORPG RuneScape community, passed away this week. Read on to learn how did Tony Winchester a.k.a RSGloryAndGold die, what happened to him, and what was the cause of his death.
Winchester was a very popular name on the streaming platform Twitch where he regularly played RuneScape and live-streamed his gameplay. He was a highly venerated member of the online RuneScape community.
Who was Tony Winchester a.k.a RSGloryAndGold?
Tony Winchester was born on September 29, 1953, in Bryston City, North Carolina. He was the son of Pauline and Laban Winchester. Tony lived in St. Joseph and became known as a widely watched Twitch streamer.
Tony Winchester was widely popular with his online name RSGloryAndGold. He started streaming on Twitch in 2015 when he was 62. His debut stream went pretty well and he amassed around 1K followers on his profile.
After that, Tony became a regular streamer and an official Twitch partner. His channel has over 351K followers right now. He regularly live-streamed on the platform and played RuneScape. Tony Winchester also had a YouTube channel where he had 220K subscribers.
He first published a video on YouTube in 2016 and his initial content mainly revolved around gameplay videos and walkthroughs. Tony had been playing RuneScape, the free MMORPG, since 2004 but only started recording content in 2015.
William Winchester, one of Tony’s nephews, was among the first people to convince him to start streaming. Fans loved watching the old man play RuneScape.
How did Tony Winchester (RSGloryAndGold) die?
Tony Winchester, also known as RSGloryAndGold, died on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, in St. Joseph. He was 69 years old at the time of his death. His family announced the tragic news of his death and confirmed that Tony Winchester died after a battle with Brain Cancer.
Tony’s family announced the news via his official Twitter account. They also posted a video on YouTube to briefly document his last living memories and the cause of Tony Winchester’s death.
Tony Winchester dead at 69: What was his cause of death?
Tony Winchester died on Wednesday after succumbing to brain cancer. He had been suffering from the disease for the last few years as revealed by his family. Tony already knew days ahead that he didn’t have much time left in this world.
This type of Cancer is characterized by a cancerous growth of abnormal cells in the brain. The tumors can start in the brain or elsewhere, and then spread to the brain. It is often fatal. Tony Winchester passed away peacefully surrounded by his family.
Tony Winchester Obituary: Streamer Tried to Pre-Pay his Funeral
The funeral arrangements for Tony Winchester are pending at this time. His family will announce the details of his last rites soon. We’ll update this section once more information about Tony Winchester’s death and services is released.
Prior to the heartbreaking event, Tony Winchester announced that he was pre-paying for his funeral and set up a GoFundMe page for fans to support his family just five days before dying this Wednesday. The collected fund will also cover the costs of his cremation.
Pre paying for my funeral !— Tony (@RSGLORYANDGOLD) October 9, 2022
Check out the videohttps://t.co/6IK7z3l75w
The campaign has a goal of $50,000 on the page. At the time of this writing, more than $40,000 has been collected through 1,300 donations and the milestone will be achieved very soon.
“I hope that I can count on your continued love and support through this tough time in my life. I can’t thank you enough for all of your support. I am a fighter and I am going to fight with everything I have, to beat this cancer. Don’t forget that I love you all and you have given me meaning and joy in my life,” Tony wrote.
RuneScape Community Mourns the Loss of RSGloryAndGold
Tony Winchester was a maxed RuneScape player and leader of the clan Glory and Gold. His Twitch account goes by “RSGloryAndGold” and most of his content featured gameplay, tips, and walkthrough videos of RuneScape.
He was a highly venerated member of the RuneScape community which has been posting tributes to the late streamer and a highly skilled player.
We have also lost another legend, Robbie Coltrane a.k.a Hagrid from Harry Potter today as well. It’s a tough day to be a fan today.
Our deepest condolences go out to his friends and fans. May God let the departed soul rest in peace now.