Meet Our DJ's
Robert Hart is part owner of Taterpatchradio. He also is the IT TECH for our station.
John Hart the youngest of four children, Born on September 25, 1953 of Louise Benson Hart and Andrew Milton Hart. Passed away on February 2, 2021 at the age of 63. John Hart had five children, Robert, Erica, Heather, Jenny, and Mathew. Six grandchildren, Ava, Kaden, Aria, Ivy, Jack, and Atticus. He is also survived by 3 Siblings, Tommy, Jane, and Judy. Known for his exploits with radio, John has been the person behind the microphone in most of the radio stations in South Side Virginia for the last 3 decades.
John Benson Hart passed away February 2, 2021 in his home in Blackstone, VA surrounded by family. From an early age John had always been a tinkerer, and was known to take things apart, sometimes with the unfortunate result of being unable to put them back together. In his teens he discovered his passion for Radio, and set about creating his own radio station, much to the FCC’s dismay since at the time he didn’t have a broadcast license. Still he persevered and in time moved to Kenbridge and was able to start his own licensed radio station WPEX FM 90.9.
John Hart has also worked at every local radio station in an engineering capacity at one time or another. His actioned have enabled stations such as WBBC, WKLV, WVHL,WPZZ, and WDZY to remain on the air, and broadcast through sometimes inclement conditions. If you have ever turned the radio on to listen for school closings over the last 3 decades there is a good chance John Harts actions have made this possible. Thousands of individual lives have been touched by his actions over the years, most without ever knowing the man who made it possible.
He is survived by 5 children, 6 grandchildren, and 3 siblings, though the influence of his actions will be felt by all in southside Virginia. He will be sorely Missed.
Service will be held on Saturday February 13, 2021 @ 11am EST, at:
Clarke Funeral Home
110 E 5th Ave
Kenbridge, VA 23944
Due to Covid restrictions attendance will be limited but the funeral will simultaneously be streamed here as well.
Flowers can be sent to the funeral home.
I’m the one that’s got to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to. – Jimi Hendrix
View Memorial: https://www.johnhartmemorial.com/
DJ Andy Tee – Andy T. plays a show called the Golden Hour. He brings you great music that takes you back to the golden years. The songs that you remember your grandmother and grandfather dancing to. Monday through Friday. Monday Andy has a extra show with us in the afternoon @ 3 till 5PM est. All the way from UK he brings you great oldies and soul music.
Dj Ryan is on Saturday Night from 11 till midnight. He has been with taterpatchradio for a while now. He’s a talented young man who is learning more about music between working church and volunteering. Now he is going to come back and dj for us. He will be playing oldies music. The Saturday Night Oldies Show. So don’t miss this show folks its only one hour but its worth it. Again his show is from 11PM till Midnight.