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WAKR radio icon Bob Allen dies

The radio world has lost a local legend.

<p>(Photo: 1590 WAKR)</p>

AKRON, Ohio -- The radio world has lost a local legend.

Bob Allen of 1590 WAKR fame passed away Monday, according to the radio station’s Web site.

Allen, who retired in 2010, co-hosted the “Adam and Bob Show” from 1978 to 1991. He also served as the station’s program director and solo morning host during his career.

Funeral arrangements are pending.