Rosedale Funeral Home & Rosedale Cemetery

917 Cemetery Road, Martinsburg, WV



December 27, 1949January 4, 2020

John Franklin Murphy, 70, of Martinsburg passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020. He was born on December 27, 1949 and was the son of the late Harry and Violet Murphy. John was a loving husband and father, and was a proud Army Veteran. He was active in the vision church and served as head usher. He is survived by his loving wife Judy Murphy; son: Jeremy Murphy and wife Melanie; step-daughters: Donna Neal and Karen Jones. Step-Grandchildren: Victoria, Heather, Brittany, Cody and J.R. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his first wife Linda K. Murphy and daughter, Beverly Murphy. A visitation will be held at Rosedale Funeral Home on Wednesday January 8, 2020 from 6-8 pm. Funeral Services will be at Rosedale on Thursday January 9, 2020 at 1:00 pm with Interment to follow in Rosedale Cemetery.


  • Visitation Wednesday, January 8, 2020
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 9, 2020
  • Interment Thursday, January 9, 2020



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Jeffrey Casaly

January 9, 2020

Jeremy and Mel-

Very sorry to hear about the passing of your father. I know it is a very tough time for you. My condolences.


Shirley Mercer

January 8, 2020

Jermey and Melanie so sorry to hear about Your Father My Prayers and thoughts are with you Shirley

Tony Chan

January 8, 2020

Thanks Mr. Murphy for being a role model for the High School Version of me. I could never thank you enough for your time and talents to the MHS Marching Band and being a father-figure from 1996-2000. I'll miss your wrestling impressions and wisdom.

Tell Linda and Bev I said "hi" in heaven...