Kevin Riecke dies at 52

Had worked for WMSK, KC103, WKDQ and the Cromwell stations in Owensboro before joining the Kentucky Alliance for Radio and Television in 2010

There is sad news to report as Kevin Riecke, familiar to many for his work in Tri-State radio over the years, died Saturday at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

He was 52.

Riecke worked at stations like WMSK, WHKC-KC103 (now 103GBF) and WKDQ, as well as for the Cromwell Group radio stations (WBIO/WKCM/WXCM/WLME/WTCJ-AM-FM/WVJS) in Owensboro, where he worked for more than 16 years before leaving in 2010 to serve as the director of sales for the Kentucky Alliance for Radio and Television, a subsidiary of the Kentucky Broadcasters' Association.

Kevin is survived by his wife, Treena, and their five children.

Services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. CT at the James H. Davis Funeral Home and Crematory, 3009 Frederica St., Owensboro, Ky., with visitation from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Burial will be private.

Those who wish to offer expressions of sympathy may do so in the form of donations to the Kevin Riecke Children's Fund, in care of Michele Wright, Kentucky Telco, 933 Tamarack Road, Owensboro, Ky. 42301.


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