Tributes

The Modesto Radio Museum presents stories, tales, and tributes to  local area broadcasters, engineers, newscasters, and personalities.    They were respected, and loved.   May they always be remembered.

  •  Anderson, Leonard J. (KTRB Cousin Andy) ( July 30, 1981).
  • Bates, William H. Jr. (Bill) owner of KTRB (April 3, 1969)

  • Boynton, Wellesley Richard “Dick” KWG KBEE, (Sept. 6, 1986)

  • Case, Dwight Leland  – KFIV, KROY (August 9, 2019)
  • D’Accardo, Gene KTRB, KFIV, KNBR (January 2, 2004)

  • Flint, John Michael , KTRB (July 29, 2010)

  • Hibdon, Milt (KTRB) (September 12, 1989)

  • Hill, Maurice (Doc) (KBOX, KYOS, KXOA, KMYT) (July 2, 2002)

  • Fenton, Robert F. (KFIV) (November 22, 1991)

  • Freedman, Melville (KTRB-KFIV) January 11,2017

  • Gross, Joe (KDJK) July 28, 2015

  • Jack, Wolfman (Border Blasters) (July 1, 1995)

  • Katz, John Harry (KTRB & KCBC (March 10, 2006)

  • Lynch, Cecil (KTRB, KBOX, KTUR) (September 5, 2013)

  • Maddox, Rose (Maddox Brothers and Rose) (April 15, 1998)

  • Marti, George (Marti Electronics)(Dec. 13, 2015)

  • McClarty, Edward Dr. (Modesto Jr. College) (April 8, 2006)

  • Michael,Clyde Elmer (KTRB) (June 16, 2013)

  • Mohr, Bob (KBEE, KESP) (January 1, 2010)

  • Nye, Lee (KMIX, KUBB, KHTN, KBEE) (May 1, 2000)

  • Nicholson, Richard (Dick) KTRB (June 2013)

  • Pappas, Mike (KTRB) (January 31, 1990)

  • Pappas, Pete (KTRB) (August 14, 1986

  • Pierce, E. Kent (KCRA , KWG) (December 17, 2008)

  • Pope, Russell Bryan (KYOS, McClung Radio/TV (May 2, 2012)

  • Price, Clifford Lloyd, (KTRB) October 7, 1983

  • Pulido, Abel, (Spanish broadcaster) (November 17, 1992)

  • Purviance, Warren Calvin “Cal” (KTRB) (January 23, 2011)

  • Reeves, Del (Country Singer, KTRB) (January 1, 2007)

  • Risley, Virgil (KTRB) (October, 14, 2008)

  • Soares, Frank (KOSO & KYOS) Sept. 28, 2009

  • Sayre, Maxon (KTRB, KTUR, MJC) (May 30, 2004)

  • Silver, Smokey (Elmer Gunkle) KEJC , KQKK (Sept. 29, 2014)

  • Smith, Chester R. (KTRB, KLOC)August 8, 2008)

  • Stepp, Glenn (KFIV, KLOC, KBOX) (April 30, 1997)

  • Stevans, George S. (KBOX, KTRB) (August 6, 2019)

  • Stevenson, Jack (KBEE) (January 21, 1999)

  • Stewart, Michael J. d’Ombrain ( KCEY,KTRB, KLOC (Sept. 21, 013)

  • Sturdevant, Judd (KFIV) (April 2, 1996)

  • Swanson, Roy Dale (KBEE AM/FM , KOSO) (October 11, 1980)

  • West, James Stewart (Modesto Radio Museum -March 13,2016)

  • Weston, Rev. Donald G. KTRB (March 2, 1987)

  • Williams, Mel (Musician & DJ) KTRB , KUOP , (May 28, 1999)