Chet Coppock, American radio journalist and sports talk show, Died at 70

Chet Coppock was born on April 30, 1948, and died on April 17, 2019.

Coppock served as an American radio broadcaster, television broadcaster, sports talk personality and author based in Chicago.

In July 2018, Coppock’s fifth book “Chet Coppock: In Pursuit of Chet Coppock” was released.

He was the host of the Chicago Blackhawks Heritage Series.

He emceed corporate sponsorship events for the Blackhawks featuring former NHL stars such as Bobby Hull, Tony Esposito, and Denis Savard.

Coppock was an occasional contributor to the Rant and Rave segment on FOX 32 Chicago (WFLD) with Lou Canellis.

He was inducted into the Chicago-land Sports Hall of Fame In 2013.

Coppock was honored with the Jack Brickhouse Lifetime Achievement Award.

He also served as the state chairman of Indiana Easter Seals and Indiana March of Dimes, a national spokesman for the Brain Aneurysm Foundation (BAF).

He had worked with other charities and foundations to help raise awareness, generate support, and increase research funding.

He was also a spokesperson for American Taxi.

Also to that, he did commercial work in the past for clients including McDonald’s, Wheaties (National TV spots), Chevrolet and P.F. Chang’s — appearing with Chicago sports legends Michael Jordan and Walter Payton.

Chet Coppock passed away at 70 years old.