Retired KDKA Radio Personality Perry Marshall Dies

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Former KDKA Radio personality Perry Marshall has passed away.

He died Saturday morning in Pittsburgh after becoming ill during a cruise to Canada.

Marshall worked at nearly every Pittsburgh radio station during his long and successful career.

At KDKA, he replaced Jack Wheeler on the overnight shift and stayed there until his retirement in 1988.

Marshall was 86.

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  • johnny69

    RIP Perry, I know Hank is there to welcome you! Many nights laying in bed as a kid listening to Perry

  • Grace

    Too bad there isn’t another talk host at KDKA that will be remembered 20 years from now……..the current crop makes everyone remember the good old days

  • lvb and cb

    Hi Robin,

    You have our condolences and sympathy. We are sorry for your loss. Your father was a wonderful man and he will be missed.

  • Jeff

    When I was a kid I spent what seemed like a lifetime at Perry and Elaines house. I feel so bad that I never stayed in touch over the years to let them see how my life progressed and how their family grew. Perry you are already in heaven.

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