A day after the tragic death of beloved syndicated radio show host Kidd Kraddick, Kellie Rasberry, member of the Kidd Kraddick in the Morning show crew, has shared her thoughts with countless grieving fans.

In a message posted on her Facebook page, Kellie shared some touching memories about how she and Kidd first met, as well as the funny chemistry that defined their on-air relationship:

My heart is broken. Nineteen years ago, Kidd Kraddick swept me up from the middle of nowhere and took me on as his on-air wife. It will always be the biggest honor of my life. This man is responsible for every good thing that has ever happened to me. Don't get me wrong -- that man could make me so angry, I could spit. And he LOVED doing that to me. Every single day, I was sure he was going to fire me. And every single day, he was sure I was going to quit. But I could never leave Kidd, and he knew that. While we pushed each other's buttons, we truly shared an unconditional love.

KIdd Kraddick will always be the love of my life.

Nineteen years ago, my first words to Kidd were, "You're short." (It's a long story.) But his last words to me - well, ABOUT me, to the photographer -- "Does Kellie think to herself, 'I'm probably going to be taking pictures next to Kidd today so I am going to wear the tallest heels I can find!'"

Yes, Kidd. I absolutely did that on purpose. And when I see you in Heaven, I'll still be taller.

I am so grateful for my faith and the knowledge that I will fuss at that man in Heaven again some day.

I will always love you, Kidd Kraddick.


Kidd Kraddick passed away on Saturday (July 27) at a charity golf tournament in New Orleans, La. He was 53.

On Monday morning (July 29), the Kidd Kraddick in the Morning crew will be live at 7 a.m. on HOT 975 to pay tribute to Kidd. You can listen online here.