Edward James Murphy, 81, of Newberry, widower of Florence Haydock Murphy, died Monday, July 29, 2019 at his residence.
Born on April 26, 1938 in Bangor, ME, he was a son of the late James and Merita Astle Murphy. He was a United States Air Force veteran and retired from Wal-Mart as a sales associate supervisor of sporting goods. Mr. Murphy loved bass fishing and was a member of the Saluda River Bass Masters.
He is survived by sons, James Allen Murphy and Kenneth Bryan Murphy; a daughter, Susan Marie Murphy; a sister, Linda Murphy; a brother, Gary Murphy; grandchildren, Joshua Murphy, Jacob Murphy, Brittany Murphy, Thomas Murphy, Rebecca Murphy and Karsen Murphy; and two great-grandchildren, Cassie & Bella.
Mr. Murphy was cremated.