A funeral home says former Kentucky mayor and president of the Kentucky Broadcasters Association Walter E. May has died.
J.W. Call and Son Funeral Home in Pikeville says May died Friday at his home. He was 81.
According to the funeral home's website, May began his radio career as a disc jockey in 1955 and built East Kentucky Broadcasting, a group of radio stations.
May served as president of the Kentucky Broadcasters Association and later was elected president of the radio board of the National Association of Broadcasters.
May also was Pikeville's mayor from 1990 to 1993 and was a longtime administrator at Pikeville Medical Center.
His funeral was scheduled for Sunday in Pikeville.