Jun. 20, 1923 West Frankfort Franklin County Illinois, USA
Jan. 22, 2010 Fredericksburg Gillespie County Texas, USA
Bob was born the son of Harold E. Sinks and Myna M. Murray Sinks and they had a daughter Betty (McGlasson)in West Frankfort, Illinois. Educated at the University of Illinois, Robert attained both his bachelor of science and master of science degrees there. He enlisted in the U.A. Navy on Sept. 15, 1942, and was discharged in Jan. 6, 1946 as an Aerographer's Mate First Class. He married Delores Lorrine Klein on May 31, 1947 and they had three sons, Robert Murray II, Kim Arlen, and David "Kevin" Sinks. Robert was self-employed for over 30 years as a development scientist working with natural materials.