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Lester D. Murphy, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 17, 1928
Canton
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 2009
Canton
Fulton County
Illinois, USA

He was born to Elmer Chester Murphy and Flossie (Loveland) Murphy. He married Hilda Williams on May 5, 1967 in Lewistown.

She survives, along with six children, Lillian (Kenny) Young, Russell (Tammy) Murphy, Bobby Murphy, Larry (Kim) Murphy, Lester (Mary) Murphy Jr. and Kathleen Murphy; two stepsons, Bob (Mary Jo) Lowder and Paul (Brenda) Cameron; two stepdaughters, Brenda (Bob) Smith and Patricia (Mike) Rynd; ten grandchildren, including one grandson, Joseph Lowder, whom he helped raise; seven great-grandchildren; 17 step grandchildren; 20 step-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Nancy (George) Florea and Donna White.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, three sisters and one grandson.

He worked at International Harvester in Canton for 35 years retiring in 1982.

He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Elmer Chester Murphy (1900 - 1962)
  Flossie Loveland Murphy (1907 - 1986)
 
 Siblings:
  Chester Elmer Murphy (1923 - 1924)*
  Lillian B. Murphy Oliver (1925 - 1952)*
  Lloyd Thomas Murphy (1927 - 1927)*
  Lester D. Murphy (1928 - 2009)
  Bobby Dean Murphy (1935 - 1956)*
  Linda Lou Murphy Green (1938 - 1993)*
  Beverly Ann Murphy Layne (1939 - 1993)*
  Sharon L. Murphy Southwood (1940 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
US ARMY
KOREA
 
Burial:
Walnut Cemetery
Banner
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: May 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36763962
Lester D. Murphy, Sr
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Lester D. Murphy, Sr
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Lester D. Murphy, Sr
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- Patty
 Added: May. 29, 2013
 
 
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