Columbiana - Robert Paul McMurray, 81, died August 24, 2014 at his home in Columbiana, Ohio. He was born on August 11, 1933 in New Springfield, Ohio, son of the late William Harry and Bessie Helen (Gorrell) McMurray. From 1955 to 1957, he served in the US Army, stationed for the most part in Germany. Afterward, he served in the Reserves until 1961. He worked as a supervisor for the East Ohio Gas Company of Youngstown, Ohio for 40 years, following in the footsteps of his father, who had worked for the company as well. On June 18th, 1960 he married the love of his life, the former Rebecca Jane Reese whom he met while donating blood for the American Red Cross, where Rebecca was serving refreshments.