Georgia Radio Hall of Fame jock Rhubarb Jones dies; Twitter reacts

Rhubarb Jones at his annual celebrity charity golf tournament in 2008. CREDIT: Rodney Ho/

This was posted Monday, April 3, 2017 by Jewel Wicker/ on AJC Radio & TV Talk blog.

Former country morning radio host Warren “Rhubarb” Jones died in Haralson County on Sunday. The 65-year-old Georgia Hall of Fame jock and Kennesaw State University senior development officer suffered a heart attack in Walmart, AJC’s Rodney Ho reports. 

During his time on the radio, Jones served as a morning host at Y106 and then Eagle 106.7 from 1985 to 2008.

Musicians, media personalities, Kennesaw State students and fans of Jones have all taken to Twitter to react to the news of the radio host’s death since the news broke yesterday.

Read a few of the heartfelt messages below:



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