Bill Maddox

Bill Maddox Death | Anchor At KAMC News, Maddox Passed Away

Death & Obituary:

Bill Maddox died Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 at the age of 81. He was a long time anchor for Lubock at KAMC News.

Bill Maddox cause of death is not made public yet.

Maddox began his work in Lubbock in 1964 for KLBK, before switching to KSEL TV, what would become KAMC, a short time later. He retired in 2013.

Maddox’s work in journalism and communication in West Texas affected the lives of viewers as well as coworkers across the industry.

Coronado High School graduate and Former anchor of CBS Evening News Scott Pelley described Maddox as “my first example in life of what an Anchorman should be.”

KCBD Evening Anchors Abner Euresti and Karin McCay spoke Wednesday on Maddox’s passing:

“We crossed paths many times professionally. He was always gracious. We had a good laugh when he returned to the air after retiring. He told me that he just couldn’t stay away,” Abner recalled. “Bill will be missed by many.”

“I always thought Bill Maddox was so genuine and kind-hearted. He was a good competitor in the news business but he competed with a smile,” Karin said.