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Ralph Murphy

Ralph Murphy

Sunday, January 4th, 1942 - Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
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Obituary

Ralph Murphy, age 77, of Revelo, Kentucky passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019 at this residence.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm at the Hickman-Strunk Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Goodin, Bro. Eddie Miller, and Bro. Robert Hatfield officiating. Burial was in the Lower Hickory Grove Cemetery.

He was born January 4, 1942 in McCreary County to Claude Murphy and Dora Strunk Murphy. Ralph was a member of the Beech Grove United Baptist Church. He ran a grocery store for over 25 years and later worked selling furniture and hardware. Ralph was very active in the community working as a custodian for the McCreary County School System and representing District 3 as McCreary County Magistrate for seventeen years. In his spare time, he enjoyed watching UK sports, working in the yard, and playing checkers.

Preceding him in death were his parents, brothers Clyde Murphy, Jerry Murphy, Jimmie Murphy, Glen Murphy, and Clell Murphy, a sister, Penny Murphy, and a grandson, Kenneth Conatser.

Survivors include his wife, Pearl Murphy, a son, Chris Murphy and his wife, Billie, of Russell Springs, Kentucky, a daughter, Sherry Conatser and her husband, Ken, of Mount Sterling, a brother, Ronnie Murphy and his wife, Karen, of Shepherdsville, grandchildren, Taylor, Ashley, and Bryson, and three great grandchildren.

Hickman-Strunk Funeral Home was honored to serve the family of Ralph Murphy.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    HIckman-Strunk Funeral Home
    Address
    156 South Main Street
    Whitley City, KY 42653
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  • Funeral Services

    Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    HIckman-Strunk Funeral Home
    Address
    156 South Main Street
    Whitley City, KY 42653
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  • Interment

    Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 |
    When
    Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
    Location
    Lower Hickory Grove Cemetery
    Address
    Mine 18Road
    Stearns, Kentucky 42647
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Sandra H. Gilreath

Posted at 12:16pm
I'm so sorry to Pearl, Ronnie and all the family. I'm sorry I could't make it to the services.
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Janie McCartt

Posted at 07:24am
Prayers for Pearl and her family. Ralph was such a good person.
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Posted at 08:09pm
Peace, Prayers and Blessings, we love you and pray the Lord brings comfort to you in the days ahead.
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