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Sad word of the passing of Jimmy Reliford

He was an international celebrity, star of Backyard Oil

The sad word of the passing of Jimmy Reliford earlier today has reached us. He was bigger than life, a giant figure in South Central Kentucky, and yet, one of the most down to earth, modest individuals one could ever meet. "He was genuine, generous, honest - the real thing. His passing will, no doubt, dominate conversations for many days. He was our great friend. He was my friend. I've been honored to know him, as I know all who knew him feel." - Larry Smith, FM 92.7 the WAVE and FM 99.9 FM, the Big Dawg

Funeral arrangements are are incomplete, and will be posted on ColumbiaMagazine.com and heard on FM 92.7 and FM 99.9 when received.



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Remembering Jimmy Reliford and Backyard Oil



2013-08-11 - The WAVE studio, Columbia, KY - Photo by Larry Smith, The WAVE, FM 92.7 radio. Genuine, generous, honest Jimmy Reliford, center, with John "Rascal" Haskell, a major part of the cast of Backyard Oil, at The WAVE studio, with Adair County Judge Ann Melton, promoting the Backyard Oil appearance at Lake Cumberland 360, in early June 2013. (Story: http://www.columbiamagazine.com/index.php?sid=59989> Backyard Oil at 92.7 The WAVE. He's one of the most unforgettable people any of us may have ever met. He was genuine, generous, honest - the real thing. - Larry Smith
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