Christopher Ray Brickley, 75, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at Physicians Regional Hospital in Naples, Fla. 

He was born May 29, 1943, in Russell to Elvin and Zelphia (Tate) Brickley. He was a 1961 graduate of Russell High School, attended the University of Kansas, El Dorado Junior College, and Fort Hays State University. 

He married Jeanne Berkey in 1968. They moved to Larned,where he was employed with KANS Radio as a popular on-air personality, program manager, and play-by-play broadcaster of high school sporting events. 

Survivors include his wife of 50 years.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Russell City Cemetery.

Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell, is in charge of services.