Gene McKay Passes
March 30, 2007 at 5:45 AM (PT)
GENE MCKAY, an SC radio vet, most recently at CITADEL News/Talk WISW/COLUMBIA, SC has passed away. MCKAY went in the hospital for back surgery on MARCH 12 and passed away on the morning of MARCH 29.
MCKAY had been on the COLUMBIA radio scene for more than 40 years according to WIS-TV. PD TJ MCKAY writes, "Our hearts are filled with sadness at the passing of a COLUMBIA radio legend and icon. GENE will be surely missed. His wife RONI, daughter KATHERINE and family are in our thoughts and prayers."
The funeral is planned for 2p on SATURDAY (3/31) at the IRMO DUNBAR CHAPEL. There will be a "Celebration of Life" ceremony followed by a gathering of family and friends.