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Liberty News

“Nightsounds” host dies

February 26, 2010 : By David Hylton

Bill Pearce – longtime host of “Nightsounds,” which airs daily on the Liberty University-based radio station WRVL Victory FM – has died at age 83. Pearce passed away from complications of Parkinson's disease, according to the “Nightsounds” website.

“He was my dear friend of more than 45 years, my mentor, my role model and also a wonderful singer, trombonist and radio announcer,” said Bruce Braun, executive director of New Media Communications at Liberty University. “I am going to miss Bill.”

“Nightsounds” can be heard each weeknight on more than 300 radio outlets across the United States, Canada and overseas.

  • For more on Pearce’s life visit and click on “In Memory of Bill.”
  • WRVL airs Liberty news and athletics events, including the Flames Sports Network, as well as local weather, music, and top Christian radio programs, including Focus on the Family and Answers in Genesis. It broadcasts on stations throughout Virginia and North Carolina.


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