Richard C. Murray

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Richard C. Murray, 83, of Timonium, formerly of Westminster, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at Bright View Assisted Living at Mays Chapel Ridge in Timonium.

Born Feb. 1, 1930, in Towson, he was the son of the late Judge J. Howard Murray and Mary Burns Murray. He was the husband of Emily Hanna Murray, his wife of 55 years, who died in 2011.

He completed his undergraduate at The Johns Hopkins University and graduated with a law degree from University of Maryland School of Law in 1952.

He was a member of the Carroll and Baltimore County Bar Associations, Maryland State Bar Association and founder of the Dissenter's Law Club. He was a settlement master of the Circuit Court of Carroll County and practiced law with the Walsh & Fisher firm in Westminster until 1995 when he went into private practice.

He was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Westminster.

Surviving are daughter and son-in-law Amy and Mark Smith, of Clinton, N.Y.; son and daughter-in-law John and Mary Murray, of Sterling, Va.; sister and brother-in-law Helen Murray Waesche and James Waesche, of Baltimore; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Rebecca "Bucky" and John Spicer, of Frederick; grandchildren Alex and Max Smith, of Clinton, and Kara, Kylie and Kensey Murray, all of Sterling; and several nieces and a nephew.

He was predeceased by a brother, Joseph H. Murray; and a sister-in-law, Sally Murray.

A graveside service will be held at a later date in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Towson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the , P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216; or to Gilchrist Hospice Care, 11311 McCormick Road, Suite 350, Hunt Valley, MD 21031.

Arrangements are by Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home in Westminster.

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Published in Carroll County Times on Aug. 12, 2013
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