Billy Kidd Obituary Knoxville TN – A long-term Knoxville DJ has passed on.
Authorities at 103.5 WIMZ reported the news on Facebook Wednesday that William Winningham, otherwise called Billy Kidd, has kicked the bucket.
He’s been on Knoxville radio for quite a long time and right now facilitated a show between 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. on non-weekend days on the exemplary stone station.
“Simply recollect the amount Billy adored this network and the individuals who made it so extraordinary!” authorities said on Facebook. “We will post and broadcasting accolades for Billy in the days to follow.”
A few people posted sympathies on Kidd’s Facebook page, sharing stories and pictures about gathering him. A few different hosts on the radio broadcast additionally said that he will be remembered fondly, in the wake of conversing with him consistently.
One individual who realized Billy very well is Phil Williams, his old accomplice on the WIMZ morning show that numerous local East Tennesseans grew up tuning in to.
“At the point when I heard it, it’s difficult to know. Your initial introduction is how? Why? In any case, toward the day’s end, what I can be sure of is that he’s in the arms of Jesus. I realize that. It was a stun. Nobody anticipated it,” he said.
Williams currently has his own show on NewsTalk 98.7, however recollects his experience with Billy affectionately.
“Phil and Billy toward the beginning of the day was one of the best time times I’ve ever had on the radio. We did loads of fun things. Indeed, even at that point, we were saturated the network with the Vols. Shaved our heads together, took a vehicle at one time. We had loads of fun,” Williams said.
He said that on the off chance that you tuned in to Billy on the radio, you knew him.