CD101 PD Andyman Dies While On Vacation
July 19, 2010 at 12:12 PM (PT)
ALL ACCESS is shocked and saddened to report that FUN WITH RADIO Alternative WWCD (CD101)/COLUMBUS, OH PD/afternooner ANDY DAVIS (a.k.a. ANDYMAN) tragically died over the weekend in a drowning accident while on a family vacation in MICHIGAN.
ANDYMAN, 42, had been with CD101 for almost 20 years. He is survived by his wife MOLLY and three sons.
ALL ACCESS Sr. Editor/Alternative Editor SHAWN ALEXANDER said, "I'm completely stunned and sad to learn about this tragic news. We spoke this past WEDNESDAY and he was really looking forward to this boat trip with his family.
"I remember first talking to ANDYMAN when was named MD of CD101 in the early '90s. He was a fantastic person who loved programming CD101 -- a genuine Alternative station -- for so many years. I will truly miss our phone conversations each week."
CD101 posted the following information about ANDYMAN on its website:
It is with much sadness that CD101 announces the passing of JOHN ANDREW "ANDYMAN" DAVIS -- programming director and beloved dee jay at CD101. ANDY was vacationing with his family in MICHIGAN and tragically drowned this weekend. ANDY is survived by his wife, MOLLY, and their three sons JOHNNY, OLIVER, and SAMMY.
ANDYMAN DAVIS started at CD101 in JUNE of 1991 as on on-air personality and became CD101’s Programming Director in 1998. ANDYMAN was the voice of CD101’s afternoon-drive program and was voted COLUMBUS’ favorite DJ on numerous occasions.
No further details regarding ANDYMAN’s memorial services are available at this time but information will be announced as it is made available.
A Memorial Fund has been set up to benefit ANDYMAN'S FAMILY - ANDY DAVIS MEMORIAL FUND.
Donations can be made at any HUNTINGTON NATIONAL BANK branch or may be dropped of at CD101.