Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, at Hunter Funeral Home for Mr. Murphy, 78, of Watertown.
Born in Dekalb County and a 1955 graduate of Watertown High School, he died Friday morning, Nov. 29, 2013 at his residence.
The son of the late K.C. and Estelle Hale Murphy, he was retired from TRW Ross Gear in Lebanon.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. until service time on Monday. Services will be conducted by with Bro. Pat Eller officiating. Interment will be at the Prosperity Cemetery.
Survivors include: his wife of 57 years Lorelle Griffin Murphy; daughters Melissa (Dan) Baker of Watertown and Tammy (Bill) Manning of Lebanon; grandchildren Allison Gannaway of Clarendon, TX and Adam Manning of Lebanon; brother Royce (Jeanette) Murphy of Watertown; sisters Edith (Crockett) Carr of Lebanon and Joyce Faye Murphy of Smithville; nieces Debbie Chaophasy, Vickie Knopp, Connie McKinney; nephew Eric Carr.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Ray Donald Murphy.
Watertown's Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.