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Lewis Murphree


Lewis Murphree, 72, died Wednesday, November 28, 2012.

He was a true entrepreneur, having founded the Mr. Alternator shops. He was a former Marine, Mason and a 31 year member of the Gamecock Club.

An avid golfer, Mr. Murphree enjoyed playing with friends at Wild Dunes and Lake View Golf Clubs and spending time at his beach house in Wild Dunes, where fishing was a favorite pastime. He was of the Methodist faith.

He was the loving husband of 53 years of Jean Morgan Murphree; devoted father of two daughters and one son: Jenny Knight (Randall), Tina Goins (Keith) and Curt Murphree (Tracy); a grandson, Bill Hughey; and two great granddaughters, Lauren and Anna.

Visitation will be held Saturday, December 1, 2012 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown. Private services will follow.

The family will be at the residence.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting


Published in The Greenville News on Nov. 30, 2012
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