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The LifeFM President Rob McClure Has Passed

HisAir is sorry to report The LifeFM Network president Rob McClure has passed after a long struggle with cancer. Rob was co-founder, and the son of The LifeFM founder Bob McClure.

The statement from the LifeFM:

“We wanted to let our LifeFM family know that our beloved President and Cofounder Rob McClure has relocated to his heavenly home. Our emotions are mixed as we hurt for his family and our loss but we rejoice to know that Rob is with Jesus and no longer suffering. Please keep his wife Liz and the family in your prayers in the days ahead. Also keep the LifeFM staff in your prayers as we work to carry on the legacy he has built with this great radio network.”

The LifeFM Network PD/mornings Rodney Baucom, “Rob was that “behind the scenes guy” that got things done. He was never the leader that barked orders. He led by example and was willing to get his hands dirty. We’re comforted to know that Rob had a rock-solid relationship with Jesus and we’ll see him again some sweet day.

Host of Gospel Radio Favorites Brian Crowe remembers Rob McClure, “Rob was a loving, kind and caring man who loved the Lord, his family, friends, coworkers and gospel music. He and his dad were proud of the vision God have given them and worked diligently to grow The LifeFM. Rob touched the lives of so many people. He will be greatly missed.”

Butler Music Group CEO Les Butler, “Bob McClure was a patriot, a great radio-man and passionate about getting the Gospel of Christ over the airwaves to America and beyond.”

Bill Bailey Concerts Bill Bailey “Rob McClure loved Gospel Music and he loved radio. He built our industry’s largest owned radio network. His legacy will far outlive him. He will be missed.”

Please keep family, friends, and The LifeFM team in your prayers during this difficult time.

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