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The Iconic DJ, Bobby O’Jay has died at the age of 68, his family confirmed.

Memphis’ beloved radio personality passed away on Tuesday morning while at work, according to sources.

A cause of death has not been released yet by authorities. The DJ was the program host of the “Fun Morning Show” on IHeartMedia’s WDIA.

“We’re doing as well as can be expected,” O’Jay’s niece Wanda Thomas told reporters.

“We just listened to him this morning, you know, and he sounded like the picture of health. It’s a process.”

Fans of the radio legend, who is also known as the “King of Memphis radio,” took to Twitter to mourn him and pay their tribute.

One fan tweeted: “Local legendary DJ – Bobby O’Jay has passed – prayers up for a Memphis legend…it was sudden- he was on the radio this morning.”

Another also added: “Rest In Peace to legendary Memphis DJ, Bobby O’Jay. God bless his family, friends, and coworkers.”

The mayor of Memphis, Jim Strickland also reacted to O’Jay’s death on Twitter.

He wrote: “I’m very sorry to learn about the passing of Bobby O’Jay. I know for many Memphians, including my wife, the day was not complete unless they tuned in to hear what Bobby had to say,” he wrote.

“I always enjoyed being with Bobby on his show or otherwise.“ Bobby O’Jay was inducted into the Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame in 2021.

He had been with WDIA since 1983,

DJ Bobby O’Jay Net Worth

Bobby O’Jay’s net worth is currently not known.

O’Jay was known as a pioneer of Black radio.

Tennessee State Rep, Antonio Parkinson said: “This is not only a loss for us as a city in Memphis but a loss to all of us in the black community nationally, those of us in black music and radio and those of us who saw him as a mentor.

“Bobby O’Jay is Black Radio history and has forged many spaces that others hadn’t while creating opportunities for many of the success that we’ve seen in both radio and black music. His voice and opinions will truly be missed.”

Source: Vimbuzz.com

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