Driskell Passes

March 29th, 2011

Jim Driskell, best known as the announcer for air show legend Bob Hoover for a quarter century, passed away on Thursday, March 17 at the age of 94. Driskell had been battling a number of medical complications related to a fall that he had in mid-December.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 5 at St. Jerome Church, 5550 Thornbury Street, Los Angeles, California 90045. In lieu of flowers, Jimmy’s family has asked that contributions be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090 N. 12th Street, Unit B, Grand Junction, Colorado.