'Brother Bill' Goodman Dies
February 11, 2009 at 5:23 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former PROVIDENCE and LAS VEGAS radio personality "BROTHER BILL" GOODMAN, who died TUEDAY (2/10) of colon cancer in PROVIDENCE at 67.
GOODMAN started his career at WORC-A/WORCESTER in 1967 before moving to the PROVIDENCE market at WICE-A and WHIM-A, then joined WSAR-A/FALL RIVER before becoming a well-known weekender at Top 40 WPRO-A in 1974. In 1982, GOODMAN launched a talk show on KRLV-A/LAS VEGAS, moving to KVEG-A (now KXNT-A) in 1990. He returned to NEW ENGLAND at WSUB-A/GROTON, CT in 1995 and served as GM at WARA-A/ATTLEBORO, MA.
A funeral service will be held FRIDAY at ROBBINS FUNERAL HOME in NORTH PROVIDENCE. Donations In lieu of flowers may be made to PHILIP HULITAR INPATIENT CENTER, c/o HOME AND HOSPICE CARE OF RI, 169 George St., PAWTUCKET, RI 02860 or the GRACE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, 232 Woonasquatucket Ave., NORTH PROVIDENCE, RI 02911.