OWENSBORO, KY - B. Douglas Hamby, 80, of Owensboro, passed away on April 22, 2012 at Owensboro Medical Health System. He was born in Dawson Springs to the late Curt and C. Rudell Hamby.

Douglas was a U.S. Navy Veteran of the Korean War, an Eagle Scout and a KY Colonel.

He was in the radio business and had served as President of the KY Broadcasters Association. Douglas’s career included General Management of WOMI, the establishment of WBKR, ownership of WHRZ in Hopkins and Webster Counties and management of KY Wesleyan College’s radio station, WKWC.

He was a longtime member and former elder at First Presbyterian Church. Douglas was active in the community and had belonged to many civic organizations through the years.

He enjoyed woodworking, photography, hunting, fishing, golfing and for several years he and Kay made many long trips on their Honda Goldwing motorcycle.

Douglas is survived by his wife of 59 years, Carolyn S. “Kay” Hamby; a daughter, Pam Legate (Perry) of Owensboro; a son, Mark Douglas of Dixon, KY; grandchildren, Brian Hamby (Ashley), Mark Hamby, (Ashley), Angel Kenslow (Ken), Michelle and Joshua Legate and great grandchildren, Eli, Logan, Morgan, Mattie and Mallory Hamby.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will be at Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 11:00 AM until the time of service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society 1302 Frederica Street Owensboro, KY 42301.

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

Most Read This Week

July 27, 2015 6072

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3815

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 3564

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 3558

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 2715

Hanson, Owensboro, Bowling Green Youths Win at…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 17, 2015 16465

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 15430

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 01, 2015 2356

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 2215

Little Miss, Mister Hopkins County Fair Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1650

'Diggers' Return to Find More Hatfield-McCoy…

by SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1177

Knight Crowned 2015 Miss Pre-Teen Hopkins County…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1019

One Injured in Vehicle Roll-Over Accident

by SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 564

South Korean Automotive Supplier INFAC North…

by SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 548

Who Will Be America's Next President?

by SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 483

Commissioner Comer Honors Kentucky Farmers'…

by SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 474

Keeping the Faith - 'In Scorn of the Consequences'

by SurfKY News