Tennessee Broadcaster Robert McKay, Jr. Dies
June 9, 2015 at 4:20 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of ROBERT (BOB) MCKAY, JR., former owner of stations in central TENNESSEE, who died SATURDAY at his home in MAURY COUNTY, TN at 94, according to the COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD.
MCKAY spent 62 years in radio, putting WKRM-A/COLUMBIA, TN on the air in 1946; he owned MIDDLE TENNESSEE BROADCASTING CO., licensee of WKRM and WKOM/COLUMBIA, and HUMPHREYS COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., licensee of WPHC-A (now WQMV) and WVRY/WAVERLY, TN. He was inducted into the TENNESSEE RADIO HALL OF FAME in 2013.