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James Murphy

James Wendell Murphy

Wednesday, August 2nd, 1939 - Saturday, September 21st, 2019
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Obituary

James “Wendell” Murphy, Sr., 80, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2019.

Wendell was born August 2, 1939, a native of Jay, Florida, born to the late John J. and Alma Murphy. He was a graduate of Jay High School. He was in the Air Force. He retired from Monsanto after 33 years of employment; he worked in the Yarn Plant and was the Fire Chief. He was a member of the Jay United Methodist Church.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Beverly; his sister, Phyllis; and his brother, Gerald.

Wendell is survived by two sons, James “Jimmy” Wendell Murphy Jr., and Joseph Matthew “Matt” Murphy; two daughters-in-law, Falecia Murphy and Misty Murphy; grandchildren, Billy, Samantha, and Tabetha Murphy, Nathan Marble, Sean and Luke Glen, Asa, Daniele Leccese, Beverly Murphy, and Bethany Murphy; and great grandchildren, Khloe, Jase, Hayden and Mason Murphy.

Visitation will be held 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at Cornerstone Christian Church in Jay.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at Cornerstone Christian Church in Jay, with Pastor Cecil Jackson Jr. officiating

Burial will follow services in Jay Cemetery with Lewis Funeral Home of Milton directing.

The Family wishes to thank Vitas Hospice for the love and care they provided for Dad.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Cornerstone Christian Church
    Address
    14047 S Alabama Street
    JAY, FL 32565
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Cornerstone Christian Church
    Address
    14047 S Alabama Street
    JAY, FL 32565
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Jay Cemetery
    Address
    215 N Alabama St
    JAY, FL
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