Robert A. Murray

TOPEKA - Robert A. Murray, age 68, died March 1, 2020 at the University Of Kansas Medical Center, St. Francis Campus. He was born in Junction City, KS on October 27, 1951 the son of Gerald H. and Rose Allender Murray.


Bob was a television news anchor and political staffer. He worked for WIBW in Topeka. He worked several political campaigns including presidential campaigns for Dan Quayle, Steve Forbes and John McCain, along with senate and gubernatorial campaigns for Sam Brownback. He enjoyed fishing, golfing and the culinary arts. He was a member of the Republican Party.


He is survived by his immediate family, Garet and Crystal Sinclair-King of Overland Park, KS, Bridget King of Topeka,KS, Mary C. and Joseph Eichman of Pittsburg, KS, Heidi and Thomas Casper of Pittsburg, KS, Adam and Ashley Cheever-Eichman of Wichita.


A Memorial visitation will be held on March 15, 2020 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life service will follow at 4 p.m. Inurnment will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation; SCARS or to a charity of the donor’s choice and sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Ave., Topeka, Kansas 66603. Online condolences and fond memories may be left at www.brennanmathenafh.com.