B95 morning show host passes away

B95 morning show host passes away

PINE BELT (WDAM) - A B95 morning radio host who was injured in a one-vehicle in November has passed away

Joe McCool spent weeks in the ICU at a local hospital after his accident.

B95/Blakeney Communications management issued the following statement regarding McCool's death:

"Joe McCool of Petal, Mississippi, host of the B95 Breakfast Club, since October 1, 2014 passed away about noon today at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Joe was injured in an automobile accident on I-59 on Tuesday, November 22nd, and had been in the Intensive Care Unit of Forrest General Hospital for the past three weeks. He was unable to overcome his injuries, and passed away earlier today. We ask for your thoughts and prayers for Joe's wife, Rachael, and his children.
Joe was a loving Father & Husband, a dedicated and dependable co-worker & employee and as host of the B95 Breakfast Club, he was always ready, willing & able to serve the community and our listeners. Joe McCool will be greatly missed by everyone here in the B95 Family. Again, we ask for your thoughts and prayers for Joe's family."

DeeJay Mason Clark has been filling in for Joe since his accident on B95 Breakfast Club.

The morning show host at B95 died at the age of 42

"The outpouring of support both on the air, through telephone calls, text messages, posts on Facebook was simply outstanding and was much comfort not only to us here at Blakney Communications, but also to Joe's Close Family and friends," said Tom Colt, coworker of McCool's and Rock 104 radio show host.

For those wishing to send cards of condolence to Joe's family, cards can be sent to the family of Joe McCool, c/o Blakeney Communications, PO Box 6408, Laurel, 39441 or PO Box 16596, Hattiesburg, 39404