Robert "Bob" E. Murray
1923 — 2021
Robert "Bob" E. Murray, Sr. passed away February 14, 2021, in Bastrop. Bob celebrated his 98th birthday on February 9, 1923. Bob had a long and eventful life. He was born in Iowa and his family moved to Colorado when he was a child. He grew up in Debeque, Colorado and on the Morrisania Mesa near what is now Parachute, Colorado and in the Grand Jct. area. He prospected during the winter in the Topaz Mountains in Utah when he was 12. He joined the Army Air Corps (now known as the Air Force) at the age of 17. He served as a Flight Engineer on B-29s flying out of Guam during WWII. He met Myra Humes in Texas and they married in Hondo, Tx in 1943. They raised four children and lived in...