Popular radio personality Nolan Hall passed away early Friday morning at Cabel-Huntington Hospital in West Virginia after battling various health problems.
Known to his wide-ranging audience as “The Country Cousin”, Hall had been on the air throughout eastern Kentucky for four decades.
He was in his second stint with Salyersville station WRLV when illness forced his hospitalization earlier this year.
Hall was a well known figure in country music, both to radio listeners and industry performers. At WRLV he popularized shows such as the Coffey Pot Show and Cruisin’ With the Cuz.
Hall, 59 at the time of his death, served as a member of the Magoffin County School Board in the 1990s.
Nolan Eddie Hall was born January 16, 1950 in Pike County. After high school he began a career in radio that spanned four decades. He worked at various stations throughout the Big Sandy Area and the tri-state area of Kentucky, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Hall was survived by three sons, two grandsons, four brothers, and three sisters.
Funeral services for The Country Cousin was held Monday at Salyersville Christian Church and burial followed at Highland Memorial Park in Satffordsville.