J. C. Murdock, Jr., 79, of New Franklin, passed away at Ashley Manor Care Center in Boonville, on Wednesday, May 4, 2016.
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There will be a visitation for J.C. at Davis Funeral Chapel, on Monday evening, May 9, 2016, from 5:00 until 6:30 with burial to follow immediately at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in New Franklin.
J. C. Murdock Jr. was born Oct. 26, 1936 in Boonville, Mo. the son of Jacob Leonard Murdock and Mary Rose Treaster Murdock. He graduated from New Franklin High School in 1959. On May 30th, 1959 he married Betty Allen in Boonville. He worked for MKT Railroad from 1965 thru 1987 until retirement, at which time he worked for Nordyne until his second retirement. He enjoyed family camping trips, hunting and fishing.
J. C. was preceded in death by an infant son, Jeffrey Allen. He is survived by his wife, Betty. his children, James Leonard Murdock (and wife Barbara) of St. Charles, Mo., Timothy Lynn Murdock, and Jason Dean Murdock of New Franklin, his sister, Mary Sharon Brick of Springfield, Mo., and brother Charles Lee Murdock of Fayette, Mo. Grandchildren: Joshua, April, Megan, Kimberly, Jarod and Ryan Murdock also survive.
Memorials are suggested to the family.
Davis Funeral Chapel Inc
1397 W Ashley Rd
Boonville, MO 65233
Published in Boonville Daily News from May 11 to May 18, 2016