Letcher County DJ Passes Away

A hometown legend in Letcher County, starvin' Marvin Jarrett, will no longer be heard on the radio airwaves.

Friends say the WMMT DJ walked into the radio station in 1985 and just started playing music.
Marvin Jarrett continued to play music for more than 20 years.

"If any community ever had a treasure they were blessed to have someone like Marvin," says fellow DJ Jim Webb. "Because he was a treasure here, a treasure for WMMT."

Starvin' marvin was known for his atomic fireball hour of classic rock and roll music.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 7pm at the Letcher County Funeral Home.
He was 72 years old.

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