WSLS pioneer, local trailblazer Lee Garrett dies at 95

Local TV pioneer remembered
Local TV pioneer remembered

ROANOKE, Va. – Many are mourning the loss of a local legend and TV pioneer this week.

H.S. Holcomb, also known as Lee Garrett, passed away on Thursday.

The 95-year-old World War II veteran was well known in the community for his many talents.

Garrett started his career in radio, but retired in 1987 as a broadcaster with WSLS and was one of our pioneers since 1953.


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