KTRB's Virgil Risley Dies

Virgil Risley,  a salesman and air personality at KTRB starting in the late 40s, died October 14, 2008 at his home in Jefferson, Oregon according to his wife Lorraine. He was born on March 11, 1921.  He was 87 years old.  Virgil was one of the original interviewers for KTRB's  "Man on the Street"  programs from downtown Modesto.  He also hosted his own shows including Virg's Varieties, in the 50s and later the Hi Neighbor show.  

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Virgil's Theme Songs
2008 Photo
1950's photo