RD Summers Passes
February 17, 2009 at 4:07 PM (PT)
Longtime air personality THOMAS RENKENBERGER -- aka "RINKY DINK" or more recently, RD SUMMERS on CLEAR CHANNEL Oldies WWSW-FM (3WS)/PITTSBURGH -- died SUNDAY in his sleep, hours after deejaying a dance at a local Elks Club. He was 60 years old..
RENKENBERGER started his radio career at WBVP-A/BEAVER FALLS in 1974. He enjoyed three stints there, the most recent of which was in 2004-05, where he hosted the "Solid Gold SATURDAY Afternoon Oldies" program.
Friends were received TUESDAY 2-4p and 6-8p in the TODD FUNERAL HOME, 340 THIRD STREET, BEAVER, PA where a funeral service will be conducted WEDNESDAY at 11a by Rev. GARY WACKLER of the First Christian Church of Beaver. Interment will be in BEAVER CEMETERY.