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Lee "Randy" Murphey

February 24, 1952 December 16, 2017
Lee "Randy" Murphey
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Obituary for Lee "Randy" Murphey

Mr. Lee Elbert "Randy" Murphey, 65, resident of the Rhodes Church area near Mount Olive, died Saturday night, December 16, 2017 in a nursing facility in Roanoke, Va.

The family will receive friends at Tyndall Funeral Home from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 20, and at other times at the home of Carroll and Diana Grady. Graveside services will be Thursday, December 21, at 3 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. Pastor Carroll Overman will be presiding.

Randy had served in both the Army and Navy. Most of his civilian employment was in swine production on the Carroll Grady farm, with a shorter tenure of service with a truss manufacturing plant in Dunn.

He is survived by two daughters, Amy Lynn Murphey of Winthrop, Maine, and Jessica Murphey Ortiz of Gastonia; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Diana M. and Carroll Grady of Mount Olive, and Etta Beth M. Randolph of Sacramento, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Sandra Murphey of Goldsboro; very special nieces, Laura Read, Sherry Holmes, and Patti Lane; and other nieces, Denise Mitchell, Jenny Murphey, Brandy Pace, and Renee Murphey; and nephews, Jeremy Grady, Jason and Jamie Randolph; along with all their families.

The family gives special recognition to Stephanie Reid, ICU nurse at Wayne Hospital, and to Casey, special assistant at Kissito/Bryan Center in Roanoke for exemplary care and concern shown to Mr. Murphey.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jewell Victor Murphey and Edith Bowes Murphey; a brother, Timothy Lee Murphey; and a nephew, Tony Murphey.

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