Les Acree, who served as Program Director and midday air personality at WNOE-FM during the early 2000's, has died at 72.

Acree, who died Tuesday, had been in failing health after suffering a massive stroke in 2007.

From All Access.com:

Acree's son, Ryan posted on the "Friends of Les Acree" Facebook page late Tuesday, "At 4:08pm, Les Acree passed with close family by his side in peace. God Bless."

From "Friends of Les Acree:"

Memorial Services for Les will be held at Memphis Funeral Home at 5599 Poplar Ave. Memphis, TN 38119. Visitation will be Friday 8/29 from 5pm - 8pm. Funeral services will be on Saturday 8/30 starting at 2pm. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for a donation in Les's name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in memorial for the service he gave to the organization over the years.

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