George Harvey Dies; Howard Stern Show Wack Packer Was 56

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George Harvey, a regular guest on The Howard Stern Show for six years who was better known to listeners as Crackhead Bob, was found dead inside his Texas home on Sunday.

He was 56.

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Stern himself made the sad announcement on Monday.

A member of the radio hosts’s “Wack Packers,” Harvey was a regular on the program from 1995 to 2001, as fans may recall.

He also made a surprise appearance back in October 2005.

Harvey got his nickname due to a speech impediment that was the result of a long-time crack-smoking habit; it left him partially paralyzed. 

Harvey earned his radio gig after Stern’s team noticed him at various appearances by the host in the 1990s.

According to the farewell message on Stern’s website, Crackhead Bob was always first to arrive at every signing.

“He was a huge champion of our show,” the radio host said on his program yesterday, mourning the loss of Harvey.

According to TMZ, the cause of death is unclear at this time.

Harvey’s death, meanwhile, comes after the passing of three fellow Wack Pack members in the recent past.

Stern favorites Eric the Actor, Riley Martin and Johnny Fratto all passed away within the last year and a half.

We send our condolences to Harvey's family, friends and loved ones.

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