Who Is David Climer?
David Climer was a former Tennessean columnist serving Middle Tennessee readers for decades at some of the biggest events in sports, regionally and nationally. He succumbed to cancer on Sunday, 19th January 2020
He retired from the Tennessean in 2015. As a result, he ended a storied career that dated back to 1974 when he had started working for the publication on a part-time basis.
In 1977, he became a full-time writer at the Tennessean covering Tennessee State University. He then became The Tennessean’s beat writer covering the University of Tennessee sports in 1984 which he did until 1993.
Climer became a columnist in 1994. Climer’s columnist work included the Titans’ Super Bowl run to cap the 1999 season, and also annual trips to The Masters and a 2012 trip to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to see the Goodlettsville team play in the Little League World Series.
He was on the scene at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta when a bomb exploded in Centennial Olympic Park. Finally, he wrote a story on his laptop while sitting on a curb in the park.
He also won numerous local, regional and national writing awards. In 2015, he was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Hall of Fame.
David Climer age
Until his retirement, Climer was the oldest guy at the press conference. However, his age is not yet disclosed. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
David Climer Family
Climer has shared that he grew up addicted to sports and writing. However, he has not yet disclosed any details regarding his childhood background and moreover about his parents and siblings.
David Climer Wife
Climer was married to Rebecca with whom he lived with at Fripp Island South Carolina upon retirement.
David Climer Children
Climer kept his personal life very private and it is not yet disclosed if he has any children.
David Climer Net Worth
Through his career as a columnist, Climer earned greatly from his career. However, his net worth is not yet disclosed to the public.
David Climer Cause of Death
The former columnist who was once named one of the Top 10 columnists in the country three times by the Associated Press Sports Editors, died on Sunday, 19th January 2020. This is after a battle with cancer.