Peacock, Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service

1411 North Howe Street, Southport, NC


Daniel Edwin "Danny" Murph

December 14, 1947July 25, 2020

Daniel Edwin Murph, 72, passed away on July 25, 2020 in Southport, NC.

Danny was born in Baltimore, MD to George and Cornelia Murph on December 14, 1947. Danny was a life-long sailor who spent his happiest days on the water. He was a generous friend in both his time and resources; his sense of humor and quick wit will be missed by all whom it touched.

Danny is preceded in death by his parents. Danny is survived by his brother, David, his son, Douglas and wife Trish, and his two grandchildren, Kelly and Evan.

Danny will receive a burial-at-sea, honoring his love of the ocean and his free spirit, which carried him through many walks of life, and facilitated close friendships with countless people across diverse backgrounds and spaces.

Online condolences may be made at www.peacocknewnamwhite.com.

Peacock – Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport, North Carolina.


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Daniel Edwin "Danny" Murph

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Chris Watson

July 28, 2020

My name is chris watson.i met dan when i first moved down here from kansas.he was the friendliest guy iv met in a long time.we would hang out and talk about the past and tell eachouther what we wanted in life.he was always the one i could talk to about anything and the whole time he would smile and never have a negative thing to say.dan was a few years older then me but i hope i will be as cool and easy going as him when i get to the good years.i called him dan the man and now he is with the ultimate man.rip


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