Andy Detwiler, a YouTuber, died on September 21 at the age of 54. He was widely referred to as the “Harmless Farmer.” Andy Detwiler was four years old when he was engaged in an accident that caused him to lose both of his arms. Andy, who has over 130,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel, rose to prominence by doing different activities with his feet.
The YouTuber taught himself to use his feet for a variety of chores, such as eating and driving. Visitors to Andy’s YouTube channel were often perplexed as to how the talented farmer was able to use his feet for so many various chores. Fans were captivated by Andy’s story and inspired by his commitment to conquer the everyday hurdles he encountered.
Andy Detwiler’s YouTube channel debuted in November 2018.
Andy Detwiler had spent his whole childhood working in the fields with his father Tom and uncle John. He was able to travel and provide motivational lectures in order to convey his message of “Never Give Up.” On his YouTube channel, he garnered support and respect from fans all around the globe.
Andy was a member of the Champaign County Fair Board, the Champaign County Farm Bureau, and the First Presbyterian Church of Urbana. He enjoyed collecting various items, like Oliver tractors, but his favorite pleasure was spending time with his loved ones. Andy decided to start a YouTube channel in November 2018, where he earned the moniker “Harmless Farmer.” He guided his followers through his daily routine while doing what he loved – farming and having a family – on his YouTube channel.
According to Andy’s website:
“If you want to accomplish anything, you’ll find it out, and that’s what I’ve done my whole life: figure it out.”
In his 2019 video titled The Day It Happened, Andy Detwiler revealed how he lost both of his arms. Andy, being a little toddler, followed his father and grandpa while they performed agricultural activities on July 18. While the adults were weeding, Andy reached into the auger hopper. His mother claims that her kid accidentally placed one arm in there, which drew the other arm in. The YouTuber was seriously injured when the equipment became uncontrollable.
Andy’s arms had to be amputated after being brought to the hospital. He claimed to have been awake during the terrifying occurrence. Despite the obstacles of growing up without arms, Andy was able to make a successful and cheerful life for himself, and his story inspired numerous others.
Andy Detwiler Diagnosed With Cancer
Andy Detwiler announced his cancer diagnosis to his fans in an April 2021 video. He, who was joined in the film by his wife and kids, detailed the problems he had, including eating meals. He then disclosed that in 2020, he was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer. Andy Detwiler died on September 21, 2022, at 7:20 a.m., at Mercy Health-Urbana Hospital. Donations in his memory may be given to the Cancer Association of Champaign County at PO Box 38125 in Urbana, Ohio, 43078, according to his obituary.