Mr. Murphy was a draftsman for the Bendix (Honeywell) Corporation where he later retired as a supervisor after 50 plus years. He was a devout Christian who studied his bible daily and served as a deacon for his church, Worldwide Church of God. He was always giving to everyone, whether in his supporting the widows or financially supporting the needs of underprivileged children. He was a music lover who loved airplanes and loved tinkering with all kind of gadgets.
He is survived by his daughter, JoAnna Schroer of Hickory, KY; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George Franklin and Herma Esther Murphy; one daughter, Kathe Yergert; two brothers, Jack Murphy and Don Murphy.
Visitation will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Lone Oak with funeral services following at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Rick Beam will officiate and burial will follow at Liberty Cemetery in Hickory, KY.
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