David Climer Death | Obituary:
David Climer, the legendary sports columnist whose award-winning career at The Tennessean spanned more than 40 years, died Sunday, January 19, 2020.
Climer’s friends and relatives are mourning his passing. Social media tributes are outpouring over his death. Details surrounding his death has not be released.
Some of Climer’s fans didn’t know he was fighting cancer and had been sick. They expressed their shock in his death announcement made by Tennessean on Twitter.
Not many knew of his illness as I did. A first class journalist, a fair and balanced columnist, and most important a high quality man with great integrity. Will miss his wit and wisdom. Rest well my friend.
— Joe Fisher (@joefishervu) January 19, 2020