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Funeral of former radio presenter

Ralph Shimmin a familiar voice to many

The funeral will be held on Tuesday afternoon of one of the most familiar voices in the Isle of Man.

Former Manx Radio presenter Ralph Shimmin, who passed away last month, was a popular DJ and a regular host of both afternoon and then evening shows when radio on the Island began to broadcast after 7pm.

Broadcaster Paul Moulton says he’ll be remembered fondly by many: (play audio)

The funeral is at Douglas Borough Cemetery at 2pm.

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