Legendary sports commentator Phil Paramore dies
DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) -
Phil Paramore, a sports commentator who excelled across multiple media platforms, died Thursday. He was 62.
His peers considered Phil among the most talented whose loyal audience stuck with him for decades. .
A longtime Dothan Eagle writer whose columns were must-reads, he expanded into the radio industry with listener interactive programs on WESP and later on WOOF-AM and an associated FM station where he spent more than 20 years.
In the 1990′s he was a WDHN sports anchor, but Phil admitted he did not like working late afternoons and nights and insisted on his golf time.
He enjoyed hosting the Troy Football weekly review show that aired on several television stations.
Phil was an Ariton High School and Auburn University graduate.
The funeral will be held on Monday, March 20 at the Holman Funeral Home Chapel in Ozark at 3 p.m. Visitation starts at 1p.m.
The Dothan Eagle first reported this story.
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