May 29, 2023


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Billy Kametz, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure and The Rising of the Shield Hero Star, Dies at 35

Billy Kametz, who anime lovers may have read as the voice behind JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure’s Josuke Higashikata, The Climbing of the Protect Hero‘s Naofumi Iwatani, Promare‘s Galo Thymos and more, has regrettably passed absent at the age of 35 following his battle with stage IV colon cancer. Kametz discovered the information of the critical prognosis with admirers previously this Spring, and had noted how he was starting cure and relocating ahead with the chemotherapy approach. Sad to say an update on Kametz’ GoFundMe site has discovered the worst as organizer driving the webpage, Jinnie A. McManus revealed that Kametz had handed previously in the week. 

“This isn’t the update I needed to produce. Billy remaining us before this 7 days. I inquire that you forgive the slightly delayed update as we labored to notify beloved kinds to start with,” the update began. “I am heading to near this GFM formally on Tuesday, June 14, to permit for closing thoughts and donations. Something contributed that wasn’t by now made use of for Billy’s therapies will go toward his celebration of existence and funeral. The family would similarly appreciate contributions to the Colon Most cancers Coalition in Billy’s honor if you favor that.”

“Most importantly, I hope you know how appreciated you all were being and how much strength you provided. Billy and I would regularly share views of disbelief and pleasure at the outpouring of generosity you all gave him,” the statement reads. “Know that he still left this earth peacefully, understanding how liked he is and usually will be. I miss my close friend terribly. But it comforts me that his legacy will go on with his perform and all of the fans who are even now identifying what an extraordinary guy he was.” 

The obituary for Kametz is as follows, and you can come across additional below. “Billy P. Kametz, 35, of Middletown, entered eternal relaxation on Thursday, June 9, 2022, at M.S. Hershey Health care Heart. He was born on March 22, 1987 in Lancaster and is the son of William and Cheryl (Sartori) Kametz. Everyone who has satisfied Billy will explain to you he is just one of the most sincere, humble and loving folks they have ever achieved. His infectious character and smile normally lit up a home with so substantially joy and pleasure. Billy normally still left a beneficial impression on anybody he arrived in get in touch with with. 

His adore for his spouse and children, good friends and girlfriend was constantly most essential to him and that like will have on for good. Billy, a voice actor, was well known for several roles including Josuke Higashikata, Naofumi Iwatani, Galo Thymos and Ferdinand von Aegir. Billy experienced dreamed of getting an actor due to the fact his early childhood. He received his crack with Disney as element of the entertainment team on the Disney cruise line and later on moved to California when he was presented the job of Aladdin in Disneyland’s Musical Amazing…His enjoy for his do the job as an actor and unforgettable voice will continue on to entertain lovers and always be remembered. Billy was often most gracious in the direction of all of his enthusiasts and appreciated the chance to do anything he liked so substantially each and every working day.”

Our ideas and condolences are with Kametz’s loved ones, mates, and cherished types in this tricky time. If you would like to aid Kametz’s GoFundMe, you can discover it in this article