Calvin Lee Murray Sr.


BEAUFORT - Calvin Lee Murray Sr., 68, of 1055 Merrimon Road, the North River

Community, Beaufort, died on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at the CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern.

He attended Queen Street High School and was a lifetime member of Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church and the North River Community. He was employed with Carteret Tire Company in Morehead City for 43 years and was a devoted volunteer fireman with the North River Fire Department.

He is survived by: his wife, Rena Reels Murray; six sons, Kelly Murray, Calvin Murray, Jr., William Murray, Johnny Murray, James Murray and Alonza Murray; three daughters, Betty Smith, Hattie and Valerie; 29 Grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Caldwell Murray, Milton Ray Murray and Timothy Paul Murray; four sisters, Betty Lou Nolen, Valeria Jane Johnson, Vergia Ann Bell and Lorraine Murrell.

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The family will be receiving their friends and guest at 279 Merrimon Road, the North River Community, Beaufort.

Viewing will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 at the Church one hour prior to the service.

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Jan.1, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Hubert Judon, Pastor, officiating. Entombment will immediately follow the service in the Mt. Tabor Church Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Rivers-Morgan Funeral Home, Inc., New Bern.

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Rivers-Morgan Funeral Home
701 West Street
New Bern, NC 28560
(252) 637-5141
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Published in Sun Journal from Dec. 30, 2012 to Jan. 2, 2013
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