Piko Preston, better known by the TikTok handle Pikotrain5, passed away at the age of 43. On the video-sharing website, the author is well-known for producing funny and reactionary videos, garnering over 1 million followers and 13 million total likes.
On her Facebook page, Piko’s sister Lara wrote about his tragic passing. The cause of the creator’s unexpected death has not yet been disclosed to his fans.
Piko Preston’s sister publicly announced his passing in a Facebook post
Lara Preston Neves, Piko Preston’s sister, published an obituary on her blog telling friends and fans of his passing. Her initial post stated:
“My wonderful, energetic, wild, generous, funny, and much loved little brother Jon (Piko Preston) passed away this week at the age of 43. I can’t even wrap my head around a world without him in it.”
Piko, she continued, was the “most giving person” she had ever encountered and “gave everything to everyone.” She further said that the TikToker was the “peacemaker” of his family, attempting to settle disputes between his brothers as a child.
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She went on to explain that Piko Preston attempted to “make everyone around him happy” and that when they were with him, they were “sure to laugh.”
She claimed that despite living far apart, his brother was “the most fun uncle” to her girls and that they had “a particular relationship” with him.
While talking about Piko’s TikTok career, Lara wrote:
“He recently began a TikTok account where his beautiful smile, wicked sense of humor, and impeccable comedic timing made his one million followers laugh on a daily basis.”
She ended the post with:
“We love you so much Jon-Jon. I am so glad I got one last hug when we visited in June. We will all do our best to be more giving and loving to honor your example. Until we meet again.”
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