OBITUARY

Lawrence "Larry" Murphy

December 19, 1934May 31, 2018
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West Peoria Lawrence "Larry" Murphy, 83, of West Peoria, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018 at his home.

He was born on December 19, 1934 in Peoria the son of Richard and Stella (Hedges) Murphy. He married Loretta Lingenfelter on July 25, 1953 and she preceded him in death December 12, 1982. He later married Peggy Oliver on May 25, 1985 in Morton, IL.

Surviving are his wife Peggy of West Peoria; four children, Larry A (Lora) Murphy of Washington, IL, Cindy L. (Dan) Butler of West Peoria, Mark D. (Chris Cowan) Murphy of Peoria and Karen L. (James) Hinkle of Edelstein; three step-children, James (Midori) Oliver, Jan (Pat) Mulloy and Julie Davis; seven grandchildren, Chris A. Murphy, Michael Butler, Justin Butler, Martin Butler, Ian Douglas Murphy, Jacob Hinkle and Lucas Hinkle; three great-grandsons; two sisters, Doris Hawksworth and Gloria (Roy) Keith; and two brothers, William (Alberta) Murphy and Michael (Rosemary) Murphy.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers Richard Murphy and John T. "Jack" Murphy and two sisters, June Hoffman and Patricia Roedell.

Larry worked as a Finish Carpenter for P & W Builders and then as a Printer with Edward Hines Printing. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, camping, traveling and watching the Cubs. Larry was a devoted husband and father who loved spending time with his family. He will be missed by all.

A funeral service will be on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 11 am with visitation one hour prior to the service at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria. Burial will follow the service at Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria.

Memorials may be made to the Susan G. Komen Memorial Affiliate. Words of comfort can be shared with the family at www.davison-fulton.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Richard Murphy, Father
  • Stella (Hedges) Murphy, Mother
  • Loretta (Lingenfelter) Murphy, First Wife
  • Peggy (Oliver) Murphy, Wife
  • Larry A. (Lora) Murphy, Son
  • Cindy L. (Dan) Butler, Daughter
  • Mark D. (Chris Cowan) Murphy, Son
  • Karen L. (James) Hinkle, Daughter
  • James (Midori) Oliver, Step-Son
  • Jan (Pat) Mulloy, Step-Daughter
  • Julie Davis, Step-Daughter
  • Chris A. Murphy, Michael Butler, Justin Butler, Martin Butler, Ian Douglas Murphy, Jacob Hinkle and Lucas Hinkle, Seven Grandchildren
  • ~ Three ~, Great-Grandsons
  • Doris Hawksworth, Sister
  • Gloria (Roy) Keith, Sister
  • William (Alberta) Murphy, Brother
  • Michael (Rosemary) Murphy, Brother
  • He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers Richard Murphy and John T. "Jack" Murphy and two sisters, June Hoffman and Patricia Roedell.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Chris Murphy
  • Jacob Hinkle
  • Lucas Hinkle
  • Michael Butler
  • Justin Butler
  • Marty Butler
  • Ian Murphy
  • DONATIONS

  • Susan G. Komen Memorial Affliate

Services

  • Visitation Monday, June 4, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, June 4, 2018
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Lawrence "Larry" Murphy

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Melinda Murphy

June 3, 2018

We will miss you and your laughs Grandpa Murphy!! 4 generations of Murphy Men

Gene Castellani

June 2, 2018

So sorry to hear about Uncle Larrys passing. Larry was a great guy, always having a calm demeanor. Hope everyone is doing well, God bless you all.

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Chris, Melinda & Kyle with Grandpa & Grandma

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