"Today, I am a pastor at the Faith United Methodist Church in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
During his time in Alaska in the Air Force he took up portrait painting and was very talented at outdoor scenery.
He was a loving father and grandfather, with a larger than life personality and a one of a kind sense of humor that he kept until the end. In lieu of flowers, the family request that contributions be made to Kentucky/Southern Indiana Stroke Association, 3425 Stony Springs Circle, Suite #102, Louisville, KY 40220. When I was in junior high, I called into Tim Tyler and Jack Daniels a lot.
Meanwhile, Bill has always been gracious about what must have been a difficult situation for him.
Everyone involved had the best of intentions."Bill then retired from radio -- until being coaxed out in 1989 to do PM drive at WVLK-AM in Lexington where he remained until April 20, 1994.
Bill left WAKY for country-formatted WCII (the former WKLO) but returned to WAKY for another stint in 19.
After leaving WAKY the second time, Bill did some airwork for Louisville's WTMT.In 1987, former WAKY PD Bob Moody asked Bill to join him at WPOC in Baltimore, where Moody was PD.Bob writes:"When I arrived at WPOC in Baltimore they had a morning team of Rocky Marlowe and Laurie De Young.We were able to turn the fortunes of GBF from bad to good (including becoming the first station to syndicate The Bob and Tom Show). Did mornings at WSSX in Charleston, SC in the early '80s.Was morning host at WVEZ in Louisville for many years through July 21, 2008.[Audio Interview Available] Longtime WAKY morning man known as "The Duke of Louisville." Bill came to the Derby City from Winston-Salem, North Carolina in 1965 to do morning drive at WKLO."As it turned out, Laurie didn't really NEED a partner.