Drum Funeral Home - Conover

509 First Ave South, Conover, NC


Fred Neil Murray

February 5, 1945August 25, 2019

Fred Neil Murray, age age 74, of Newton, passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Trinity Ridge in Hickory, NC. Born February 5, 1945, in Catawba County, he was the son of the late Fred Eugene Murray and Anna Mae Wilson Murray.

Fred was a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church in Conover. He retired from Midstate Mills, loved model trains and all types of music.

In addition to his parents, Fred was preceded in death by his wife, Verna Gardner Murray.

Survivors include his son, Damon Murray and wife, Holly; brother-in-law, Vic Gardner and wife, Theresa; grandchildren, Davis Murray, Finley Murray, and Porter Murray; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 30, 2019 at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Conover with Dr. Ed Yount officiating.

The family will receive friends prior to the service at the church from 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Condolences may be sent to the Murray family at www.drumfh-conover.com.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to: Woodlawn Baptist Church, PO Box 609, Conover, NC 28613

The Murray family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Conover, NC.


  • Receiving of Friends Friday, August 30, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, August 30, 2019


Fred Neil Murray

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