98.1 The Max announces death of DJ Chris Jarman

Published: Dec. 16, 2020 at 2:26 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 16, 2020 at 2:27 PM CST
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Memphis radio community has lost a legend in the broadcast industry.

Mid-South radio station 98.1 The Max posted a video on Facebook announcing the death of Chris Jarman. According to the video, Jarman had a “‘tragic accident” that caused his death.

Chris Jarman - Forever In Our Hearts

It is with great sadness we share the tragic loss of our beloved Chris Jarman. Thank you for all of the calls and messages expressing sympathy. Please continue to pray for his family.

Posted by 98.1 The Max on Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Vice President of Cumulus Memphis Morgan Bohannon said Jarman was taken to White River Medical Center in Batesville, Arkansas. He died shortly after midnight Wednesday morning at the medical center.

Jarman was 50 years old when he died.

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