PAUL MURPHY Retired airline pilot captain, Paul E. Murphy, 81, of Las Vegas, has flown to Heaven Jan. 31, 2012. He was born Dec. 1, 1930, in Quincy, Mass., and was a 41-year resident of Nevada. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. Paul was an avid golfer and a retired airline pilot and a member of Airline Pilots Association. He was preceded in death by mother, Agnes; father, Paul; sister, Evelyn; and brother, Bernard. Paul leaves to mourn his wife, Mary L. Murphy; son, Chris (Denise) Murphy of Ione, Calif.; daughters, Audrey (Richard) Kanthack of Las Vegas, Irene (David) Fehrenbacher of Citrus Heights, Calif., and Gayle Lavelle of Madison, Ala.; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4., with services following, both at Palm Mortuary, 7400 W. Cheyenne Ave. Graveside services will be at 10:40 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1900 Buchanan Blvd. Paul will be greatly missed by all.
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Published by Las Vegas Review-Journal from Feb. 2 to Feb. 3, 2012.