Big John Gillis Dead At 65
November 12, 2012 at 3:42 AM (PT)
Long time INDIANAPOLIS radio personality BIG JOHN GILLIS died at his home FRIDAY (11/0) night. WTHR-TV reported GILLIS, WHO HAD RETIRED FROM EMMIS COMMUNICATIONS Talk WIBC/INDIANAPOLIS in 2007, "had been dealing with some breathing problems over the last couple of weeks and his body just shut down.
BIG JOHN GILLIS was 65 years-old. Funeral arrangements are pending
EMMIS COMMUNICATIONS President JEFF SMULYAN said, "WIBC and the entire EMMIS family are saddened by the passing of BIG JOHN GILLIS. JOHN was an icon in CENTRAL INDIANA whose captivating personality touched generations of listeners in our community. JOHN will be missed by all if us. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife SHERRY and his entire family."