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"Voice of Thunder" Joe Rood Passes Away at 66

EVANSVILLE, Indiana - If you've ever gone to the Evansville Freedom Festival and watched the hydroplanes races, there's a good chance you heard Joe Rood calling the races on the public address system.

Rood was a former Evansville race chairman and was known by the nickname, "Voice of Thunder."  He died from heart complications at age 66.

Services will be held in Evansville at the Pierre Funeral Home on February 18th.

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