Murphy Edward Davis Murphy, 76, born April 4, 1937 in Switchback, WV., passed away April 23, 2013 at home. Worked 50 years at several Central Ohio hospitals in Respiratory Therapy. Preceded in death by sisters Ossie Lee, Anna Mae, Louise and brothers Robert and William. Survived by wife of 44 years, Elizabeth Murphy; sons, David (Joanne) Murphy, Eric (Emily) Murphy; and daughter, Tracy Thomas; sister, Geneva Clayton; grandchildren, Michal, Edward, Emerson and William; many nieces and nephews. Home going celebration at First Church of God, 3480 Refugee Road on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service at 10 a.m. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society www.lls.org or Saint Jude Hospital www.stjude.org. Arrangements entrusted to DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long Street. To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.diehl-whittaker.com/obits
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Apr. 26, 2013