WSBA And Susquehanna Radio's Bob Shipley Dies
May 19, 2010 at 1:30 PM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former longtime SUSQUEHANNA RADIO executive and WSBA-A-F/YORK, PA host and Operations Manager BOB SHIPLEY, who died in YORK, PA on TUESDAY (5/18) at 87, according to the YORK DAILY RECORD and YORK DISPATCH.
SHIPLEY, a NEW JERSEY native, began his career after his WORLD WAR II service at WCHA-A/CHAMBERSBURG, PA, then worked at WCBA-A/CORNING, NY and WSAV-A/SAVANNAH before joining SUSQUEHANNA's WSBA in 1953, where he remained, except for a short stretch at sister WHLO-A/AKRON as OM, until his retirement at the end of 1987.
Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION, Department of Radio/Television/Film, ANNIE MAY SWIFT Hall, 1920 Campus Drive, 2nd Floor, EVANSTON, IL 60208.