Billy Ray Murphy, 81, went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 7, 2019. He was born on December 2, 1937 to Thomas “TC” and Ethel Murphy. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 50 years, Joyce Dukes Murphy, his parents, brother, Eugene Murphy, and brother-in-law, Owen Duke. He is survived by sister, Betty Duke, brothers Larry Murphy (Sharon), Joey Murphy (Jeannie), sister-in-law Eddie Merle Murphy, daughter Shirley Duff (Mike), son Chester Murphy (Terri), daughter Brenda Johnson (Shannon), and son Doug Murphy (Ruth). Billy Ray is also survived by 16 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren, as well as numerous extended family and friends.
Graveside services will be held 6:00 PM, Thursday August 8, 2019 at the Glendale Memorial Nature Preserve, 297 Railroad Avenue, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433, with Pastor Larry Murphy officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to your favorite charity.