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Former WNOE/New Orleans Talent Eddie Edwards Dead at 75


Eddie Edwards
Eddie Edwards

Former Country WNOE/New Orleans air personality Eddie Edwards (Drennan) died over the weekend. He was 75. According to WNOE's website, "Eddie worked for 101.1 WNOE for many years, including hosting the Breakfast Flakes in the 1990s and early 2000s. Eddie moved to afternoons on WNOE in 2002 where he continued on and off for many years. Eddie received many accolades in his years of radio, including being inducted into the Country Radio Hall of Fame in 2013."

Most recently, Edwards was on the air at Country WUUU (Cat Country 98.9)/Covington, LA since 2017. The station said on Facebook Sunday that it would "maintain microphone silence until Tuesday" in honor of Edwards.

Survivors includes his wife, Marie a daughter and two sons.

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