Legendary WOAY broadcaster and State Senator Shirley Love passes away

OAK HILL, WV (WOAY) – Former broadcast journalist, Delegate, and Senator Shirley Love has passed away at 87-years-old.

Shirley Love spent most of his career at WOAY-TV.  He served in the West Virginia House of Delegates for one term starting in 2016. He was a former member of the West Virginia Senate, representing the 11th district from 1994-2008.

Love worked for WOAY from 1954 to 1997 as a broadcaster.   He was the announcer for Saturday Night Wrestling and hosted a bandstand.  He was very well known in the community for his work in tv, politics, and sales.

WOAY would like to extend our condolences to the family of Love.

Stay with WOAY News as we continue to remember the legacy of Shirley Love.


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