Donald Murphy

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ROCK HILL — Mr. Donald Ray "Peter" Murphy, 81, died Sunday, May 4, 2014 at Piedmont Medical Center.

The funeral will be at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at Harmony Baptist Church in Edgemoor, SC with Rev. Woody Oliver officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Born in Newberry County on November 5, 1932, he was a son of the late Thomas Hayne and Ethel Ruff Murphy. He worked in road construction for over 50 years and retired as a superintendent from REA Construction. He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Mary Lyle Simpson Murphy; four daughters, Marie M. Harmon (Jerel) of Prosperity,SC, Angie S. Kelly (David) of Edgemoor,SC, C. Lynn Murphy and Lou M. Fudge, both of Rock Hill, SC; one sister, Janet M. Kinard (Tommy) OF Pomaria, SC; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, with a seventh due in August.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas William Murphy and Warren Eugene Murphy; one sister, Estelle M. Sease; and one daughter, Kay M. Argoe.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29732 and at other times at the home of his daughter, Angie Kelly.

Memorials may be made to Harmony Baptist Church, 5403 Harmony Church Rd, Edgemoor, SC 29712.

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Greene Funeral Home - Northwest Chapel
2133 Ebenezer Road
Rock Hill, SC 29732
(803) 326-2051
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Published in The Newberry Observer from May 6 to May 7, 2014