Edward W. “Bill” Rothe, a former radio engineer who was the voice of the Baltimore Blast indoor soccer team, died Tuesday of multiple infections at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The Nottingham resident was 68.
Edward William Rothe, the son of Edward Rothe, a Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. mechanical engineer, and his wife, Ethel Rothke, a Baltimore public schools guidance counselor, was born in Baltimore and raised in Dundalk.
Mr. Rothe, who was known as Bill, was a 1969 graduate of Loyola Blakefield High School and attended the University of Baltimore.
During the 1970s and 1980s, he was an engineer for WFBR-AM Radio, where...