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Gerald Lenning Murray

1942 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Gerald Lenning Murray Obituary
Gerald Lenning Murray passed away on Monday, January 9, 2017 at his home in Montpelier, Ohio. He was born on April 3, 1942 in Jackson, Michigan and lived most his life in Hillsdale County. He was born to Claude G. and Mary L. (Shoemaker) Murray.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret "Margie" (Elliott) Murray whom he married on October 20, 1961 in Jackson, Michigan. He is also survived by three children, Paula Murray of Houston, TX, Michelle (Mark) Reynolds of Camden, MI, and Jerry L. Murray II serving in the Navy aboard the USS Hawaii stationed at Pearl Harbor, HI; two grandsons, Ryan and Austin and one sister, Nita (Dean) Sharp of North Adams, MI.

He was preceded in passing by his parents and his sister, Carolyn.

Gerald worked at Vaco products in Jonesville and Clark Equipment in Jackson. He was also a Kirby Distributor and in Retail Sales in Jonesville but spent the majority of his working career as an auto salesman in Hillsdale County and Montpelier, Ohio.

A funeral service to honor his life will be held at the Hampton Funeral Home in Hillsdale at 1 p.m. Friday, January 13 with Richard Will officiating. Interment will take place in the Northlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends for visitation from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, January 12 at the funeral home. Friends who wish may make memorial contributions to Grace Hospice (1715 Indian Wood Circle, Suite 200, Maumee, OH 43537). Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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Published in The Hillsdale Daily News from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2017
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