Frank Page, original broadcaster of Elvis Presley, dies - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Funeral set for Hayride voice, broadcasting legend Frank Page

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Funeral arrangements have been set for legendary Shreveport radio broadcaster Frank Page, who died on Wednesday after battling complications with pneumonia.

Visitation will be held on Monday, January 14, from 4 - 7 p.m. at Rose Neath Funeral Home at 330 Marshall Street in Shreveport.

The funeral will be held on Tuesday, January 15 at the same location. Interment will be at Forest Park Cemetery.

Page, who worked in radio for 50 years, is best known was the man who introduced Elvis Presley on the Louisiana Hayride back on October 16, 1954.

Page was inducted into the Wall of Fame in Shreveport in 2009.

He also was a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Louisiana Broadcasters Hall of Fame, according to members of his family.

Page was 87.

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