David Hall Found Dead
February 6, 2012 at 9:09 AM (PT)
Longtime NASHVILLE radio personality and programmer DAVID HALL (1954-2012) died on SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5th. Details are not known at this time but his wife found him dead at their home. Service information will be released soon.
HALL had been PD and on-air host at TUNED-IN BROADCASTING Triple A WRLT (LIGHTNING 100) for close to 20 years. He was also on rocker WKDF and Classic Rock WGFX prior to joining WKDF.
A statement from the station said:
"DAVID’s steadfast professionalism and charm were hallmarks of his time at the helm of LIGHTNING 100. He was THE face and THE voice of NASHVILLE rock radio and LIGHTNING 100, spanning decades at the microphone. He was a fierce advocate of many NASHVILLE artists, a role which he relished as DAVID HALL Rocks Y’ all,' every weekday afternoon. He brought them to NASHVILLE radio and the rest of the world via live broadcast and the Internet every SUNDAY with NASHVILLE SUNDAY NIGHT. In local music, DAVID championed everyone from JASON & THE SCORCHERS in the ‘80s, THE EVINRUDES and LEIGH NASH in the 1990s to GABE DIXON and DREW HOLCOMB AND THE NEIGHBORS in 2012."
Visitation for HALL in NASHVILLE is this WEDNESDAY (2/8) from 2-8p at the Woodbine Funeral Home -- Hickory Chapel. The funereal for HALL will take place FRIDAY (2/10) in his hometown of MURRAY, KY at 1p at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.