William Murphy

William J. Murphy

LAFAYETTE - William "Bud" Julian Murphy, 83, a retired businessman, died Tuesday, March 25th, 2014, of a heart attack at his home.

A memorial service will be held Saturday at 4:00 PM at Family Life Christian Church, Building J, 2223 Dulles Drive, Lafayette, LA 70506.

Bud was born in Memphis, TN, and lived in River Ridge for over 40 years. He moved to Lafayette, LA, in 2005. Bud was an avid Saints' fan and season ticket holder; he lived to play bridge and was a Gold Life Master.

He was the very beloved father of Paul E. Murphy (Vickie), Karen R. Murphy, and Rozanne Murphy Whalen (Dan); Grandfather of Jon-Paul (Gabby), James, Gabrielle, Victoria, and Abigail Murphy, and Danny Whalen; Great-grandfather of Mavrick; Brother of James E. Murphy and Lanie A. Murphy, Jr.

His wife, Noreen Wilkins Murphy, preceded him in death, as did his grandson, Jordan Murphy.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Acadiana Duplicate Bridge Club, 318 Alyene Drive, Lafayette, LA 70506, in Bud's name are preferred.

Personal condolences may be sent to the Murphy family at www.delhommefuneralhome.com.

Delhomme Funeral Home, 1011 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette, LA is in charge of funeral arrangement.

Funeral Home

Delhomme Funeral Home - Lafayette
1011 Bertrand Drive Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 235-9449

Published in the The Advertiser on Mar. 28, 2014