Funeral services will be held later this week for Meridian radio legend Eddie Smith.
Smith died Sunday at Rush Hospital at the age of 72. The longtime owner of WMOX radio had been battling an illness for several months.
Smith was associated with WMOX for more than forty years, as sales manager, station manager, and eventually, owner and CEO. He retired in 2005 from day to day operations.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home. The funeral is Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home.