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Monday, March 27, 2023


St. Thomas DJ Andrew "Funkyman" Shachove died last night while undergoing surgery at the Roy L. Schneider Hospital. He was 43.
Shachove, who had recently retired from the V.I. Fire Service where he was a special assistant to the Fire Services director, was best known as "Funkyman," a popular radio personality.
Shachove had been associated with WSTA for many years, hosting "Funkyman" Speicals, according to Athneil C. "Addie" Ottley in a report to WVWI radio.
Shachove was being operated on late Sunday night to correct renal failure when he died. Ottley said Shachove's mother and sister will be returning to the Virgin Islands to plan the funeral.

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