According to a statement from the network, Waldroup died on Feb. 25 at his home in North Carolina.
“We are saddened to hear about the loss of Lance Waldroup,” the network said. “An adventurous distiller who was featured alongside his father throughout the early seasons of Moonshiners, Lance was always looking to take his flavorful recipes of ‘shine to new heights. He will be sorely missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this difficult time.”
Waldroup was featured on multiple episodes of the series alongside his father, Jeff, a veteran bootlegger.
A GoFundMe page set up in Waldroup’s memory described his death as “unexpected.” According to the page, Waldroup “was an addict for several years and then decided to turn his life around.”
“He quit ‘Moonshiners’ to take care