A man whose name is synonymous with local sports coverage has passed away. WNDU sports anchor and reporter Jeff Jeffers died in the early morning hours of Sunday, March 26, according to relatives.
Jeffers is survived by his wife, Leslie, and their children. He was 64.
WNDU has posted a tribute to Jeffers on their Facebook page, where nearly 100 people had already shared their own memories and tributes within 30 minutes of the post going live.
We will pass along visitation and funeral service information once it is made known.
— WNDU (@WNDU) March 26, 2017
What I would give to hear, “I’m Jeff Jeffers” 1 more time
When it comes to local sports TV, you were the G.O.A.T.
Rest In Peace my friend pic.twitter.com/w2B9sGfbK1
— Angelo Di Carlo (@angdicarlowndu) March 26, 2017
Love you dad. I know you’re watching over us. I’m so lucky to be your son https://t.co/WMjvOod4yi
— reilly jeffers (@ReillyJeffers) March 26, 2017