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Charles T. "Scooter" McMurry


1954 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
TUPELO – Charles T. ""Scooter"" McMurry, 60, passed away at his home on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. He was born April 21, 1954, to Charles W. and Mary Ann McMurry. A 1973 graduate of Tupelo High School, he retired after many years as a lineman with the Tupelo Water and Light Department.
Scooter was an avid horseman and rodeo cowboy. He was a member of the U.S. Team Roping Championship, ACA, IPRA and Tri-state Rodeo Association.
Scooter won many awards as a roper. Over the years, he mentored numerous young cowboys and cowgirls in the art of horseback riding and roping. He was a kind man with a great sense of humor and a friend to all.
Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, August 17, 2014, at the Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors.
He is survived by his son, Bryan Wesley McMurry of Oxford; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Pete McMurry (Kathy) and Tom McMurry (Jane); one nephew, Cody McMurry; three nieces, Katie McMuirry, Stacie Hutchison (Tim) and Sadie Krawczyk (Brian); six great-nephews; two great-nieces; and many cousins and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Ann McMurry.
Visitation will be 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, August 17, 2014, at W.E. Pegues, Tupelo.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to your .
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.
Published in Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on Aug. 14, 2014
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