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Billy Jack ""Spook"" Murphy
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Birth: Jan. 13, 1921
Siloam Springs
Benton County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Feb. 21, 2008
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

Billy Jack "Spook" Murphy was head football coach at the University of Memphis from 1958 to 1971 and earned a 91-44-1 record. Murphy's 1963 team was the school's first undefeated team in twenty-five years, and Murphy was named national coach of the year. He is on the 2007 College Football Hall of Fame ballot. Murphy died at age 87 on Thursday morning. Visitation will take place on Sunday from 5-7 p.m. at Memphis Funeral Home, 5599 Poplar. The funeral service will be at Germantown Baptist Church on Monday at 11 a.m. The church is located at 9450 Poplar in Germantown. 
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Mike Caldwell
Record added: Feb 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24813404
Billy Jack Spook Murphy
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Billy Jack Spook Murphy
Added by: Mike Caldwell
 
Billy Jack Spook Murphy
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RIP coach
- Mike Caldwell
 Added: Feb. 27, 2014
RIP Coach
- Mike Caldwell
 Added: Feb. 21, 2011

- Dorothy
 Added: Apr. 21, 2010
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