COLUMBUS, Ga. — The Chattahoochee Valley lost a legend in local broadcasting.
Dave McManus passed away Sunday night. McManus is known for being an on-air personality in the 80s at V103, later known as Rock 103.
McManus then went to Sunny 100, then Kissin’ 99.3 in the 90s. McManus is being remembered on social media for being a pioneer in local broadcasting.
Bear O’Brian from Kissin’ 99.3 says he had a great voice and everyone loved him.
Former Coworker Robin Wallace from Sunny 100 and Kissin’ 99.3 says she agrees he was a legend in broadcasting and she loved him like family.
“I couldn’t sit here and tell you one person that didn’t like him because everybody love him. Everybody loved him. He was just a great guy…a big teddy bear.”
His funeral was held Thursday morning. Dave McManus was 59 years old.