Union County broadcasting legend Don Sheridan passes away | News
Don Sheridan, the voice of Union County High School sports and the man credited with helping shape WMSK Radio from its earliest days, passed away Tuesday after a battle with cancer. He was 80 years old.
During his 50 years at WMSK, Sheridan served as station manager in addition to broadcasting hundreds of UCHS sporting events.
Sheridan was inducted into the Kentucky Broadcasters Association-Kentucky MIC Hall of Fame in 2008 and was among the first inductees to the Union County Sports Hall of Fame.
The station released a statement Wednesday, reading in part:
“He was a man filled with compassion, humor and passion for his work and for those he worked with. For us here at WMSK, he was a mentor, a leader and, most importantly, a friend.
As we celebrate Don’s life and mourn his passing, we offer our prayers and condolences to his family, friends and fans.
Those of us who worked with Don over the decades will never forget his smile, compassion and strength. He will forever be in our hearts and in the hearts of all who loved him like we did.”
Funeral services are pending.