Longtime Lynchburg, VA Radio Host, Manager Bob Abbott Dies
January 29, 2016 at 4:47 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former LYNCHBURG, VA radio personality and station manager BOB ABBOTT, who died TUESDAY (1/26) at his home in EVINGTON, VA. He was 65.
ABBOTT began his career in 1970 at WLRG and WPVR/ROANOKE, then, after stops in NORTH CAROLINA and FLORIDA, joined WLLL-A (then Top 40)/LYNCHBURG in 1976. He later worked at WGOL and became station manager for WRVX and WLVA-A, and served as Market Manager for the CENTENNIAL BROADCASTING stations. He retired two years ago.
A celebration of ABBOTT's life and faith will be held TODAY at 11a (ET) at HYLAND HEIGHTS BAPTIST CHURCH. Memorial contributions may be made to HYLAND HEIGHTS BAPTIST CHURCH, 11647 Wards Rd., RUSTBURG, VA 24588.