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Service To Be Held Tuesday For Bill Bailey, "Duke of Louisville"

A service will be held tomorrow evening in Louisville for longtime radio personality Bill Bailey, who died Saturday morning at the age of 81.Bailey was known as the "Duke of Louisville" during his long career as a disc jockey at WAKY and other stations in the 1960s and 70s.     Bailey retired in 1994 after a stint as afternoon DJ at WVLK in Lexington.        The service will be at 6:00pm tomorrow at Pearson-Ratterman Brothers Funeral Home in Middletown. Visitation is from 11:00am-6:00pm tomorrow at the funeral home.

Rick Howlett was midday host and the host of LPM's weekly talk show, "In Conversation." He was with LPM from 2001-2023 and held many different titles, including Morning Edition host, Assignment Editor and Interim News Director. He died in August 2023. Read a remembrance of Rick here.

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