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DJ Indiana Jones, an Indianapolis radio icon, dies at 50

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Posted at 4:25 PM, Dec 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-06 12:30:25-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis radio and DJ icon Ron Miner, known as DJ Indiana Jones, died Friday at 50.

"Indiana Jones has been a household name in the Indianapolis DJ community for over three decades and most recently was co-hosting nights on RadioNow," said Deon Levingtston, region vice president and general manager of Radio One Indianapolis. "Jones was one of the original air personalities and DJ’s for WNOW and has mixed on Hot 96.3 for over 20 years."

Miner was an on-air mixer for RadioNOW 100.9, RadioOne stations, DJ for the Indiana Pacers, and toured with several award-winning artists. He helped contribute to the Indianapolis music scene and the central Indiana community.

He attended Ben Davis High School and IUPUI.

On Saturday, RadioNow 100.9 will play tributes to Miner from 8 p.m.-midnight, and Hot 96.3 from 9 p.m.-midnight.

"Listen to hear some of his best mixes that will turn your living room into a dance floor," a post on RadioNow's website read. "We know that’s what he would have wanted."

You can share your condolences here.

People are remembering Miner in social media posts. You can read some of them below: