Jerry Lee Murphy, Sr., 82, passed away Thursday, December 29, 2016.
Jerry was a US Navy veteran; worked for Continental Bakery Company; and was a route salesman for Hostess Cakes. Jerry was a member of the Berean Baptist Church for 43 years where he was a long standing Deacon.
He was preceded in death by his parents Marvin & Bernadine Murphy. Jerry is survived by his loving wife Harriette Murphy; children Jerry (Mary) Murphy, Cinda (Nick) Nichols, Mark (Leslie) Murphy, and Matthew (Carmen) Murphy; grandchildren Megen (Jason), Tyler, Rory, Matthew Jr. (Shannon), Kaylee, Adam, Zachary, and Sean; great-grandchildren Noah and Adalind; brothers Jack Murphy, Richie (Laura) Murphy, Marvin (Nancy) Murphy, Jr. and Don (Laurie) Murphy; sisters Barbara (Walt) Davis, Mary (Rick) Hunter; aunts Eileen Jones and Judy (David) Phillips; uncle David (Betty) Murphy; many cousins, nieces and nephews. Jerry's family will receive friends 10 - 11 a.m. Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Berean Baptist Church 12985 Tollgate Road Pickerington where his funeral will follow at 11 a.m. Private entombment at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.
In lieu of flowers contributions would be appreciated to the
Baptist Children Home 354 West St., Suite 1, Valparaiso, IN 46383 or
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