Lima, OH (WIMA) - We remember a Lima radio legend today.

 

Tom Francis- part of the storied history of WIMA radio- passed away on Monday- he was 79.

 

Francis graduated from thee Ohio State University- and came to Lima in 1959.

He famously said he planned on being in Lima a year or two- but he never left.

 

Tom was active not only in radio- but in many community organizations.

Tom retired in 20-10- but still stopped by to say hello every now and then.

 

He is survived by his wife Jean- and their children.

 

Services will be Saturday at 11am at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home.

 

Visitation will be Friday from 2 to 8- and Saturday from 10 to 11am.