MEBANE - Billy B. Murphy, 76, died Nov. 17, 2012, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
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Billy attended First Baptist Church of Mebane. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to all. He enjoyed fishing with his friend Joe Thomas. He served in the U.S. Navy for four years.
Survivors include his wife, Shelby O. Murphy, of the home; son, Dwight Murphy and wife Belinda, of Mebane; daughter, Gail Mayton and husband Mickey, of Mebane; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Clayton Murphy Jr.; sisters, Ruby Schwager and Margaret Howerton; and a host of loving nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clayton and Hallie Murphy; a brother, Howard Murphy; and sisters, Pauline Murphy, Mary Layne and Faye Blaylock.
The family will receive friends on Monday, Nov. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. at McClure Funeral Service in Mebane and other times at the residence.
A funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Mebane with Dr. Terry Farmer officiating. Burial will be in Mebane Memorial Gardens.
Memorials can be made to the Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215. Condolences may be made at www.mcclurefuneralservice.net
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Nov. 18 to Nov. 19, 2012