Robert Charles Markey Sr., founder and longtime publisher of the “The
Town-Crier” in Wellington, died Saturday in Greenacres. Mr. Markey was
“I remember he and my mother pasting up the newspaper on our kitchen counter. He mailed me one of the first editions while I was in college. When I opened that envelope, it was one of the proudest moments of my life,” said his son Robert Markey II, who worked at the paper as a reporter and editor — and eventually, owner — until it was sold in 1998.