Charlie Harville

College football announcer, NASCAR b'cast reporter

Charlie Harville, a college football announcer and early broadcast reporter of NASCAR, died Friday March 1 of lung cancer in Greensboro, N.C. He was 83.

Harville, a member of the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, had a broadcast career that spanned more than 60 years. He worked for 15 years on the ACC football regional games and did college play-by-play on radio for several schools over his career.

For 10 years he also had a weekly syndicated “Racing Roundup” radio program that focused on NASCAR.

He is survived by nine children and 18 grandchildren.

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