William Davis Murphy

William Davis Murphy

AGE: 73 • Sicklerville

William Davis Murphy, "Bill", 73, of Sickerville, NJ, passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014. He was born in Moneta, VA and moved to New Jersey at an early age.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Ida Murphy, one brother John Henry Murphy, one sister Betty J. Anthony and one daughter Lelia Murphy. Those left to miss and cherish his memories are his loving and devoted wife Ellen Murphy (nee Washington) who was always at his side throughout his illness. The dedicated constant love and support she gave to Bill will always be remembered and appreciated. Surviving are five children Connie (Floyd) Welton, Lewis Murphy, Gerald Lene (Yancy) Clark, Donald Murphy all of Roanoke, VA and Ronald Murphy of Shreveport, LA; four sisters Ida Mae (Boyd) Garrett; Emma Murphy of Huddleston, VA, Mattie (Tom) Ferguson of Fredericksburg, VA, Lois (Andrew) Powell of Roanoke, VA; two brothers Billy (Barbara) Murphy of Lanham, MD, and Robert (LeeAnn) Murphy of Salem, VA; 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; 22 nieces and nephews; sister-in-law Gwendolyn Davis of Deptford, NJ; brother-in-law Charles Washington of Camden, NJ; and many other relatives and friends. Bill will be missed by his many friends and family and his witty sense of humor will never be forgotten.

The family will receive friends and relatives on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 from 10:00- 11:00 am at the BELL-HENNESSY FUNERAL HOME, 420 S. Main St., Williamstown, NJ. Funeral Services will follow at 11:00 am. Interment Oak Grove Cemetery, Hammonton, NJ.

Condolences and memories may be shared online @ www.bell-hennessy.com.

Funeral Home

Bell-Hennessy Funeral Home
420 S Main St Williamstown, NJ 08094
(856) 629-7244

Published in Courier-Post on Mar. 28, 2014