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D. L. "Jim" Murphy
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1920
Center
Shelby County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 12, 1992
Lufkin
Angelina County
Texas, USA

PFC US Army WWII. Received Purple Heart from injuries sustained on Anzio Beach.
Disabled American Veteran
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MILITARY HISTORY
21 Aug 1942 Age: 22
Heavy Machine Gunner 605; Battles & Campaigns: Naples-Foggia Campaign, Rome Arno Campaign, Sicilian Campaign, GO's #33 1945. Wounded in European Theater on March 2, 1944. Severe injury to left leg

MILITARY DECORATIONS
Enlisted: 8 Aug 1942
Honorary Discharge - 4 Jun 1945 Age: 25
McCloskey General Hospital, Temple, Texas
European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Medal with
3 Bronze Service Stars; Purple Heart Co. #54 Headquarters 17th General Hospital 1944;
Distinguished Unit Badge CO #31 HQ. 17 Infantry, Division 1944;
Two Overseas Service Bars; Good Conduct Medal
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Services for D. L. "Jim" Murphy, 72, were held Monday, Sept. 14 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Fielder Cemetery.

Mr. Murphy was born in Center on Jan. 29, 1920 and died Saturday, Sept. 12, 1992 in Lufkin.

Mr. Murphy had resided in Lufkin for most of his life and was retired from Harvey Williford Plumbing Co. as a plumber. He served in the US Army during WWII and was a Purple Heart recipient. He was a member of Herty Baptist Church.

Survivors: daughters, Margaret Price and Judy Murphy; sons and daughters-in-law, David and Judy Murphy and Charles and Kennetha Murphy; sisters, Virdie Smith, Stella Ellis and Oleta Peavy; grandchildren, Mark, Jarod, Jamie, Jason, Justin and April.

Mr. Murphy was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Murphy.

Obituary in Lufkin Daily News, Thursday, Sept. 17, 1992
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Lee Murphy (1866 - 1944)
  Annie Pearl Jackson Murphy (1883 - 1967)
 
 Spouse:
  Irene Elizabeth Parise Murphy (1922 - 1977)*
 
 Siblings:
  Raymond Lee Murphy (1899 - 1966)*
  Carson Marvin Murphy (1907 - 1967)*
  Robert Allen Murphy (1909 - 1977)*
  Donnie Inez Murphy McClure (1911 - 1986)*
  Stella Mae Murphy Ellis (1914 - 1994)*
  Virdie "Curley" Smith (1916 - 1994)*
  Olan Bruce Murphy (1917 - 1987)*
  D. L. Murphy (1920 - 1992)
  Oleta L Murphy Peavy (1922 - 2007)*
  Alfred Thomas Murphy (1925 - 1992)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Children: Mary Margaret, Judy Catherine, David Louis & Charles Edward; Grandchildren: Mark Childers, Jarod Murphy, Jamie L. Murphy, Jason Murphy, Justin Murphy; g-grandchildren Jacob, Claire, Jaxon & Kimber
 
Burial:
Fielder Memorial Cemetery
Homer
Angelina County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Judy Murphy
Originally Created by: anne brown
Record added: Jun 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38459722
D. L. Jim Murphy
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