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Edward B. Fritts Dies at 94

Edward B. Fritts, 94, veteran broadcaster and father of former NAB President Eddie Fritts, died Sept. 9 at Parkview Rehabilitation Center in Paducah, Ky.

Fritts owned WPAD-AM-FM and WDDJ, both Paducah, as well as WNBS Murray, Ky.

Fritts is survived by his wife, Alma, his son, two step-sons, a step-daughter, and a host of grandchildren and step-grandchildren. His first wife, Ruth Owens Firtts, preceded him in death.

Contributions in Fritts' honor of may be made to: First Christian Church, 415 Audobon Drive, Paducah, Ky,  42002, where services will be held Sept. 12.