TV/Radio Announcer Murphy Martin Passes
July 7, 2008 at 2:55 PM (PT)
Condolences go out to the family and friends of MURPHY MARTIN, radio announcer and TV news anchor in the '50s, '60s and '70s. Martin died Thursday night (7/3), hours before his 83rd birthday, of complications of heart disease.
Highlights of his career include being an on-air announcer for WFAA-A/DALLAS, numerous stints at WFAA's TV station, ABC network television and radio in NEW YORK. and as the PA voice of the DALLAS COWBOYS. MARTIN is survived by his wife of 45 years, JOYCE; son MIKE; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.