Dunworth's daughter made a statement on his Twitter account, ending it with a request that the family's privacy be respected during this time of grief.
Mike Smith, also known as Bubbles, also Tweeted in respect to Dunworth's death, stating he is "beyond devastated".
I am beyond devastated. John was a beautiful guy. Brilliant and fascinating. I am forever grateful for having known him. RIP my friend. https://t.co/tPcyvXIRDy— Bubbles (@MSmithBubbles) October 16, 2017
The rest of the cast have been inactive from Twitter for years, but Trailer Park Boys' official account has also Tweeted.
We're in shock and heartbroken by the sudden loss of our dear friend John Dunsworth. We respect the family's wishes for privacy at this time— Trailer Park Boys (@trailerparkboys) October 16, 2017
Sources: 1, 2, 3