Atlanta Sportscaster Joe Walker Dies
June 24, 2011 at 3:56 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of longtime ATLANTA talk host and sports broadcaster JOE WALKER, who died TUESDAY (6/21) in ATLANTA at 81. WALKER had been battling Alzheimer's disease.
WALKER was blind, but nevertheless covered the ATLANTA HAWKS, BRAVES, and FALCONS and hosted talk shows at WAOK-A/ATLANTA. He previously worked on the radio in several other markets, including MIAMI, ST. LOUIS, DALLAS, HOUSTON, and NEW ORLEANS.
Arrangements are being handled by MURRAY BROTHERS CASCADE CHAPEL in ATLANTA.