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Robert Singleton

February 21, 1917 — December 22, 2011

Graveside services for Robert "Bob" Singleton, 94, of Murray, Ky., were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011, at the Murray Memorial Gardens with Pastor Ruth Ragovin officiating. Visitation was held Saturday at 9 a.m. until funeral hour at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.

Mr. Singleton died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, at the Spring Creek Health Care in Murray.

He was born in Calloway County on Feb. 21, 1917, to the late John R. and Ollie M. Douglass Singleton. He was an Army veteran of WWII. He was the first band director of Calloway County High School and also served as band director for Shelbyville High School and Lone Oak High School. He was retired from the McCracken County School Board. Singleton was a graduate of Murray State University with his masters in music education and was a member of the Phi Mu Alpha music Fraternity. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Murray.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Edrie Singleton; one sister, Mary Rowland; and one brother, Barber Singleton.

He is survived by his daughter, Vicki Singleton, of Murray.

Expressions of sympathy should take the form of contributions to the First Christian Church Choir, 111 North 5th St., Murray, KY 42071. Online condolences may be made to the Arrangements are being handled by The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.

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