​​2016:

BOBBY RENO - WTIX-AM PIONEER "BOSS JOCK,"   (72)     10/10/16

AL WIDMER - (ALBERT F. WIDMER SR.) RADIO SALES REP & MANAGER   (92)     10/9/16

TERRY FLETTRICH (MRS. MUFFIN) - LOCAL WDSU TV PIONEER   (99)     9/29/16

KIM DIAMOND - BELOVED WLTS LITE 105 and WEZB-97 RADIO PERSONALITY   (49)     9/20/16

KEVIN MEEKS - WJBO BATON ROUGE BROADCASTER, CARRIED ON WRNO   (60)     8/19/16

PETE FOUNTAIN - NEW ORLEANS JAZZ CLARINET LEGEND   (86)     8/6/16

LOU SAINT - (MALCOLM LOUIS VAN TUYL)  WTIX ALL-NIGHT DJ,   (Age Unknown)     7/19/16

ART SEVIN - "JOKERS" SINGER & MUSICIAN   (73)     6/13/16

CHARLIE MATKIN - SMOOTH RADIO, TV VOICE & SINGER   (80)     4/21/16

HOKEY GAJAN - FORMER NEW ORLEANS SAINTS & ANNOUNCER   (56)     4/11/16

GAETANO "TANO" COMPAGNO - NEW ORLEANS BROADCASTER   (66)     3/29/16

RUDOLPH "TEDDY" O'DWYER - WWL RADIO VOICE & MEDIA PROFESSOR   (68)     2/26/16


2015:

SKIP EASTERLING - NEW ORLEANS SINGER & RECORDING ARTIST   (70)     11/21/15

ALLEN TOUSSAINT - LEGENDARY NEW ORLEANS MUSICIAN AND COMPOSER   (77)     11/9/15

FRANKIE FORD - NEW ORLEANS ROCK & ROLL LEGEND ( "Sea Cruise" and others )   (76)     9/28/15

MARGIE O'DAIR - EARLY WWL RADIO STAR ("Dawnbusters") AND ACTRESS   (89)     8/31/15

J. MICHAEL EARLY - PATRIARCH OF WWL-TV   (99)     8/26/15

ANDRE TREVIGNE- FORMER WWL-TV MORNING ANCHOR & RADIO HOST   ( Age ? )     7/27/15

DON WESTBROOK - LEGENDARY WWL-TV BROADCASTER & METEOROLOGIST   (79)     7/20/15

WILLIAM "DR. GRADY" BROCK - FORMER WNOE 1060-AM AIR PERSONALITY   (66)     6/28/15

JIM SWILER - WTIX NEWS CHIEF, KTIB MANAGER AND CATHOLIC DEACON   (76)     6/26/15

HAROLD BATTISTE - SAXOPHONIST, CONDUCTER & EDUCATOR   (83)     6/19/15

MAURY MAGILL - WWL BROADCASTER & FIRST SAINTS RADIO ANNOUNCER   (89)     1/16/15

NICK FERRARA (NICK BAZOO) - RADIO PERSONALITY & PROGRAMMER   (59)     1/9/15

DONNA DOUGLAS - ELLIE MAE CLAMPETT (Beverly Hillbillies)   (81)     1/1/15


2014:

AL BELLETTO - BANDLEADER & RADIO AND TV REGULAR   (86)     12/26/14

JIM BOYER - FORMER WWL-TV NEWS DIRECTOR   (68)     12/24/14

GLEN GOMEZ"CAPTAIN GLEN," SOUTH LA RADIO PERSONALITY   (58)     12/22/14

MARY ANN MOBLEY - MISS AMERICA TURNED ACTRESS   (77)     12/9/14

PAUL FERRARA - N.O. DRUMMER WITH LOUIS PRIMA, SINATRA & OTHERS   (76)     12/3/14

DAVE BARNES- FORMER WWL-TV CHIEF METEOROLOGIST   (78)     Reported: September 15, 2014

COSIMO MATASSA - NEW ORLEANS ROCK & ROLL PIONEER   (88)     9/11/14

RAYMOND MURO - WWL /  RADIO FOR 27 YEARS   (88)     8/18/14

ERIC ANDERSON - LEGENDARY WNOE GENERAL MANAGER   (85)     7/29/14

JIM RUSSELL - OWNER OF JIM RUSSELL'S RARE RECORDS STORE   (94)     7/20/14

KIM SMITH (THOMAS) - NEW ORLEANS RADIO COMMERCIAL SALESLADY   (52)     7/11/14

LORRAINE BROWN - WTIX RADIO COMMERCIAL TRAFFIC CHIEF   (86)     1/27/14


2013:

GEORGE BUCK - RADIO STATION OWNER & JAZZ IMPRESSARIO   (84)     12/11/13

FRANK DAVIS - ICONIC WWL TV & RADIO BROADCASTER   (71)     12/9/13

LARRY McKINLEY - ICONIC RADIO VOICE AND PIONEER, VOICE OF JAZZFEST   (85)     12/8/13

BEN SUDDETH - WYAT / KOOL-95.7 / WLTS NEWS CHIEF   (65)     11/30/13

RON KELLY - NEW ORLEANS RADIO PERSONALITY   (72)     10/5/13

GIA MAIONE PRIMA - SINGER / WIFE OF LOUIS PRIMA, SR.   (72)     9/23/13

"READY TEDDY" McQUISTON - WWOZ DJ   (65)     9/19/13

DON WADE - (WLS, CHICAGO), MID-60's WNOE MORNING DRIVE   (72)     9/6/13

DON LANASSA - RECORD PROMOTER   (68)    9/5/13, and wife  GLORIA LANASSA   (68)     9/1/13

F. MICHAEL FRANKLIN - N.O. RADIO NEWS DEAN   (82)     8/30/13

BILL JOHNSTON - ROCK IMPRESSARIO AND FOUNDER OF A WAREHOUSE   (69)     8/6/13

KIDD KRADDICK - B-97 SYNDICATED MORNING HOST   (53)     7/27/13

KENNY WILKERSON - RADIO & TV SPORTSCASTER   (52)     6/30/13

ERNIE NOVELLO - WWOM-FM "MOTHER RADIO" DJ   (66)     4/20/13

MICHAEL HERRERA - WVUE-TV METEOROLOGIST & VOICEOVERS   (66)     4/6/13

BOBBY LONERO - MUSICIAN, SINGER & ENTERTAINER   (70)     2/17/13


​Earlier:

OTTO GOESSL - WTIX & WRNO RADIO SALES MANAGER   (77)     12/2/12

MILSON LUCE - SINGER OF "DON'T BREAK YOUR PROMISE TO ME"   (78)     5/3/12

BOB ROBIN  (ROBERT M. ECHOLS) - WTIX DJ, RECORD PRODUCER & PROMOTER   (73)     11/11/11

NASH ROBERTS - LONGTIME NEW ORLEANS TV METEOROLOGIST   (92)     12/19/10

EDDIE BO - SONGWRITER & SINGER  - "PASS THE HATCHET"   (79)     3/18/09

RON HUNTER - TV NEWSCASTER & FORMER WTIX DJ "BILL NOVAK"   (70)     6/?/08

OLIVER MORGAN - "WHO SHOT THE LALA" SINGER   (74)     7/31/07

JOHN FRED (GOURRIER) -  PLAYBOYS BAND SINGER - "JUDY IN DISGUISE"   (63)     4/15/05

ERNIE K-DOE - LEGENDARY NEW ORLEANS SINGER - "MOTHER-IN-LAW"   (65)     7/5/01

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