Born April 23, 1950 in Portsmouth, Virginia He was the son of George E. Sr. and Mary Lee (West) Murphy.
He was a quality assurance specialist for CAAA Crane and served his country in Vietnam with the United States Marine Corps. He was a life member of the Crane VFW and the Bloomfield American Legion.
Surviving relatives include: his wife, Esther (Stone) Murphy whom he married July 25, 1986; two daughters, Amanda Workman (Rob) of Bloomington and Katie Holderfield (Jim) of Cloverdale; one brother, George E. Murphy Jr. (Jeannie) of Switz City; sister, Barbara Lee Allen (Joseph) of Gates, North Carolina; his grandchildren, Darian, Lance and Lilah; one brother-in-law, David Stone (Joy) of Bloomfield; one sister-in-law, Linda Trout of Scotland; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his Parents and an infant sister.
Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday, September 24, 2010 at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Bloomfield, with Rev. Jeff Williams officiating. Interment will be in Scotland Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 12 Noon until the hour of services Friday at the funeral home.
The family asks that all memorial contributions be made to the Crane VFW Post 9297.
Online condolences to the family are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com.