PONCA CITY, OK – Raymond "Bill" Murray, 81, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in Florida. His permanent residence was in Lancaster. Mr. Murray served in both the Army and Air Force for a total of 24 years. After retiring from the military, he earned two bachelor's degrees from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is preceded in death by a sister, Janice, a brother, Jack, and a grandson Richard Nichols. He is survived by sister, Karen; devoted wife Patricia Angel Murray; son, Raymond, Jr.; daughter and son-in-Law, Deborah Morton and Rick; stepson Douglas Mabe; stepson and daughter-in-law Geoffrey and Angela Mabe; nine grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today, Dec. 7, 2012, at the West Innes Street Church of Christ in Salisbury, N,C,. A memorial service will immediately follow with Raymond Murray, Jr., Geoffrey Mabe, Grady Mickle, and Craig Hinrichs officiating. A graveside interment is TBD. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
. Arrangements by Brandon Cremation & Funeral Services, Inc., Brandon, FL, 813-654-4400