|Birth: ||Aug. 16, 1913|
|Death: ||Sep. 9, 2002|
Virginia Beach City
"Bill", 89, died of Alzheimer's disease. He enjoyed a long, distinguished career as a broadcaster of classical music at radio stations in San Mateo and San Francisco, CA, and was the announcer/producer of many live San Francisco Symphony and Opera broadcasts. Over the years, the great artists of the century, soprano Beverly Sills, violin virtuoso Isaac Stern and tenor Placido Domingo traipsed into Agee's studo where, clad in white shirt, tie and thick horn-rimmed glasses, Bill recorded interviews that played during his live broadcasts. After retiring he moved to Virginia Beach in 1987, Doris's hometown. He is survived by: his wife, Doris; his daughter, Nikki Agee Tilroe and husband Robert of Derry, NH; his son, Robert Jay Agee of Alexandria, VA and grandson, Christopher Williams Agee.
VIRGINIA BEACH - William Richard Agee of the 500 block of Kings Grove Drive died Sept. 9, 2002.
Born in Rexburg, Idaho on Aug. 16, 1913, Bill Agee grew up in Salt Lake City and attended the University of Utah. He lived in Los Angeles, CA, and Portland, Ore., before moving to the San Francisco Bay area during the 1940s. He enjoyed a long, distinguished career as a broadcaster of classical music at radio stations in San Mateo and San Francisco, CA, and was the announcer/producer of many live San Francisco Symphony and Opera broadcasts.
Following his retirement, he and his wife of 44 years, Doris, moved to her hometown of Virginia Beach in 1987. He served as a volunteer with various school and city services, and participated in AARP and the activities of the local chapter of the National Association of Civilian Conservation Corps Alumni.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Nikki Agee Tilroe and husband Robert, of Derry, NH; his son, Robert Jay Agee of Alexandria, VA; and his grandson, Christopher Williams Agee.
A graveside service will be held at a later date and will be private. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Hampton Roads Chapter or to the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad.
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Record added: Sep 18, 2002
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