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Robert F. Murphy

November 28, 1943 - November 17, 2018

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date November 20, 2018

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Lima, Ohio
Robert “Bob” F. Murphy, 74, passed away November 17, 2018, at 5:05 am, at Shawnee Manor surrounded by his loved ones.
Bob was born November 28, 1943 in New Orleans, LA, to George and Elloise (Lee) Murphy who both preceded him in death. On March 19, 1966 he married Connie (Messer) Murphy who survives in Lima, Ohio.
Bob graduated from Wapakoneta High School in 1961. A few years later he joined the United States Army and served in the reserves for six years. After the military he then went to Lima Technical College and received his bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering. Bob’s favorite job was at Clark Equipment when he was a general foreman on the test field. He was a volunteer for the Perry Fire Department, Zoning inspector for Perry Township, Chairman for the Allen County Water District and a member of Eastside Lions. Bob loved to camp and fish with his buddy Don LaPoint in Lake Erie and Canada. Bob loved his wife, cherished his children and adored his grandchildren.
Bob is survived by his wife, Connie Murphy of Lima, OH, children, Craig (Dawn) Murphy of Fort Jennings, OH, Melissa Missy” (Darren)” Slone of Westminster, OH, brother, Terry (Gloria) Murphy of Lima, OH, grandchildren, Amanda and Justin Slone, Daniel, Charles, Devin and Nicole Murphy.
He is preceded in death by his brother, Bernard “Bernie” (Diane) Murphy.
Memorial Services will be held on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Lima Free Will Baptist Church, 1507 Grant Street, Lima, Ohio 45801 at 11:00AM . Pastor David Coffey to officiate the service.
Visitation will be on Monday, November 19, 2018 from 2:00PM to 4:00PM and 6:00PM to 8:00PM at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL HOMES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL.
In lieu if flowers memorial contributions may be made to National Parkinson Foundation Ohio, 2800 Corporate Exchange Dr #265, Columbus, OH 43231
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.

 

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