Tommy Jett 1940-2018

Tommy Jett’s funeral will be broadcast live on WFLI 1070 AM on Sunday April 29 at 2:00 p.m.

To read my tribute to the late Tommy Jett, click HERE.

Here is the obituary with funeral arrangements.  Please click HERE.

Please click HERE to contribute to a GoFundMe account to help Tommy’s family with funeral expenses.

Here are a few of my favorite “TJ the DJ” pics:

I never saw him without the rings.

TJ at Tenn. Radio Hall of Fame with Chickamauga Charlie, a great friend.

TJ with James Rogers, at one of the many charity events he hosted.

With longtime buddy Max “O’Brian” Templeton, in a picture I called “TJ Max.”

Peter Noone of Herman’s Hermits with TJ at a 1967 Jet-FLI Spectacular

Two of the alltime greats: Wolfman Jack & Tommy Jett

He was very proud of the street named after him in Walker Co. GA.

Tommy was so honored that Luther inducted him into Tenn. Radio Hall of Fame

Tommy and his wife Charlene, who cared for him until the end.

Dale Anthony and Tommy Jett, the two “drive_time” FLI jocks of the 60s, sharing a laugh.

TJ in the 1990s

TJ in 1962

About David Carroll

David Carroll is a longtime Chattanooga radio and TV broadcaster, and has anchored the evening news on WRCB-TV since 1987. He is the author of "Chattanooga Radio & Television" published by Arcadia.

One thought on “Tommy Jett 1940-2018

  1. Creed Crowder

    Around these parts Tommy Jett made “Hey Now” as well known as actor Matthew McConaughey’s “Awright, awright, awright.” Tommy was not just a “radio announcer” or “disc jockey,” he was a true “showman and entertainer.” RIP.

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