NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Local radio station 101.1 the Beat is mourning the loss of one of their radio personalities. Curtis "Scooby" Senior, 33, died Saturday afternoon in his home in Detroit. He was at home with his family when he starting experiencing heart complications and was rushed to the hospital.
A statement on 101.1 the Beat's website says:
101.1 The Beat is deeply saddened by the recent loss of one of our family members --, one half of the Dolewite & Scooby show. Scooby was a integral part of The Beat family from the time the station signed on in Nashville in 2001. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this most difficult time.
We ask that you keep his family, and The Beat family, in your prayers. We will miss him and he will forever be in our hearts and minds.
Program Director Pamela Anniese says he had a heart of gold and would do anything for people, remembering a time he literally gave a fan the sweatshirt off of his back.
The radio station is asking the community to share memories of "Scooby" and offer condolences by going to their website.
101.1 the Beat will be holding a candle light vigil at 10:11 at 55 Music Square West in his memory Saturday night.
Details of the memorial service are still being planned. The station wants to assure listeners there will be a local memorial service.