A few of my colleagues at WAKY were Jack Sanders, Jim Light(foot), Chuck Dunaway and Phil Page."Following WAKY, I went to KQV in Pittsburgh for 4 years.
At that point I returned to my hometown (Evansville, IN) to open my business, Aiken Management.
We were able to turn the fortunes of GBF from bad to good (including becoming the first station to syndicate The Bob and Tom Show). Did mornings at WSSX in Charleston, SC in the early '80s.
Was morning host at WVEZ in Louisville for many years through July 21, 2008.[Audio Interview Available] Longtime WAKY morning man known as "The Duke of Louisville." Bill came to the Derby City from Winston-Salem, North Carolina in 1965 to do morning drive at WKLO.
Bill spent his last years in a Louisville-area nursing home recovering from a 2003 stroke.
Bob writes:"When I arrived at WPOC in Baltimore they had a morning team of Rocky Marlowe and Laurie De Young.During his time in Alaska in the Air Force he took up portrait painting and was very talented at outdoor scenery.He was a loving father and grandfather, with a larger than life personality and a one of a kind sense of humor that he kept until the end. In lieu of flowers, the family request that contributions be made to Kentucky/Southern Indiana Stroke Association, 3425 Stony Springs Circle, Suite #102, Louisville, KY 40220. When I was in junior high, I called into Tim Tyler and Jack Daniels a lot.At a very young age Bill developed a love for drawing and painting.You could put anything in front of him and he could draw it or paint it.