Heart Attack Fells Wild Bill Cody
December 28, 2012 at 7:08 AM (PT)
Popular RENO disc jockey WILD BILL CODY died of an apparent heart attack at his home in COLORADO on CHRISTMAS Day at the age of 62, RJC reports. He was recuperating from a heart attack he suffered months earlier.
CODY came to RENO from DENVER to do mornings at KWNZ in 1988, and stayed until 1994. In AUGUST 1994, he went to WBBM (B96)/CHICAGO for one year and later co-hosted a morning show in CINCINNATI. According to his LINKED IN bio, CODY rode a riding lawn mower from CINCINNATI to NEW ORLEANS to raise money for flood victims. The 1,100-mile journey took 11 days to complete.
In 1997, he returned to RENO as weekday morning drive on KLCA (ALICE). Most recently he was sales manager/radio personality at KJMP/FORT COLLINS, CO.