Obituary for Raymond Lewis Murphy

Obituary for Raymond Lewis Murphy

Raymond Lewis Murphy, age 92 of Draper passed away Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at the Highland Ridge Rehab Center.

Born in Pulaski, he was the son of the late Raymond Murphy and Laura Shepherd Murphy. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Fortner Murphy in 2018; one Sister, Betty Murphy Stowers and her husband, Albert; a brother, Bobby Murphy and brother-in-law, Walter Chrisley, Jr.

He was a veteran of the United States Army. He retired from the former Mayberry Buick car dealership as a service manager with over 47 years of service.

He is survived by his

Daughters – Pam Howard – Draper, Nancy Lawson & husband, Ronald Lawson – Draper

Son – Tim Jonas & wife, Janet Jonas – Pulaski

Nine Grandchildren – Jamie Riggins & wife, Tonya, Paul Riggins & wife, Tracy, Stacey Utt & husband, Chris, Crystal Conner & husband, Chris, Jesica Jonas, Shaun Lawson & wife, Georgette, Jody Godec & husband, Travis, Katharine Tozier, Philip Tozier

Twelve Great Grandchildren 

SisterLouise M. Chrisley – Pulaski

BrotherCecil Murphy and wife, Barbara Murphy – Draper

Sister-in-law Sue Murphy – Pulaski

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM – Monday, August 30, 2021 in the Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski with Pastor Bobby Osborne officiating. Interment will follow in the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery Dublin.

The family will receive friends one hour before service time Monday at Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski.

To sign his online guestbook, visit www.bowerfuneralhome.com

Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.