Robert “Rob” Beasley, 56, of Russellville, KY passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green. He was born September 28, 1964 in Leitchfield, KY.
From childhood he had a passion for music and began developing his performance skills on multiple instruments. At age 15, he began working in the radio industry. Much of his career was spent as a radio personality under the moniker of Maxwell “Max” P. Murphy, and his energetic, booming voice filled the airwaves throughout South Central Kentucky. During the latter years of his career, he served as a broadcast engineer for The Edge Media Group.
Rob was a member of Southern Heights Baptist Church, Russellville where he served as a musician and sound technician. Prior to his service at Southern Heights, he spent many years as a praise band member at Living Hope Baptist Church, Bowling Green, Ky playing saxophone and guitar. Rob was also known for his enthusiasm and humor as a popular announcer for several Kentucky marching band competitions and his devotion to helping the Logan County High School Band. He was loved by many for his big heart, quick wit, and servant spirit.