Hall of Fame DJ Dugg Collins Passes Away At 67
January 13, 2011 at 6:30 AM (PT)
ALL ACCESS sends condolences to the family and friends of COUNTRY MUSIC DISC JOCKEY HALL OF FAME member DUGG COLLINS who passed away on JANUARY 11th in his sleep. He passed away one year to the day after his wife, JOYCE, died following a long battle with cancer.
COLLINS was 67. He got his start in radio at Country KCTX/CHILDRESS, TX in 1959 and he worked at radio stations in TEXAS and OKLAHOMA. He also began a recording career in 1969 as a Country music performer. DUGG won a number of awards and honors, including the COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION's “DJ of the Year Award” in 1979 and he was inducted into the COUNTRY MUSIC DJ HALL OF FAME in 1996.
Visitation for family and friends will be held at the COX FUNERAL HOME in AMARILLO, TX from 6p-8p (CT) TOMORROW (1/14). Funeral services are scheduled for SATURDAY (1/15) at 11a (CT) at TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH in AMARILLO.
For more on DUGG COLLINS, visit www.duggcollins.com.