CHAPEL HILL (WTVD) --
On Wednesday, the family of Woody Durham, the former voice of the Tar Heels, announced that he had died at the age of 76.
The family said he passed away around 12:45 a.m. after being admitted to hospice care earlier in the week.
For 40 years, Durham was the Tar Heel's translator - putting the team's every action into words.
In June, he wrote a letter to the community, revealing he was battling a progressive disease - primary progressive aphasia - that affects his ability to communicate.
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