Former WRHI broadcaster passes away

Posted February 11, 2019 12:16 pm | Filed under Featured, Local News, News

Bruce Williams died Saturday at his home near Tampa after a brief illness. He was 86. Williams was 81 years old when he hung up his head phones for the final time in 2013, signing off as he always did by saying, “Keep in touch.”

Spanning a career that lasted more than three decades, Bruce Williams created a loyal listenership hundreds of thousands of people strong with his informative and entertaining program, delivered in his signature deep, warm, welcoming voice. Bruce was heard on WRHI for more than two decades.

Williams’ voice was heard coast-to-coast as he became one of the most listened to talk show hosts in radio history. The industry recognized Williams’ accomplishments in 1999 when he was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in Chicago.