Roy Denzil Murphy, 77, died Sunday, October 19, 2013 in Waxhaw, NC; with sister, Annabelle, Neice,  Jennifer, and caregiver at his side.

Born February 26, 1936 in Gilmer County, WV; son of the late William Raymond and Sylvia Marie Snyder Murphy. Denzil was a graduate of Sand Fork High School, Class of 1955. He loved sports, especially WVU Football and NASCAR. In 1990, he was retired from Timken Co., Canton, OH., as a steel worker with 34 years and 4 months service. 

Denzil is survived by four sisters, Edna Walton and husband, Glenn of Bridgeport; Annabelle Kramlick of Waxhaw, NC; Lois Cain and husband, Richard of Catonsville, MD; and Marie Slavinsky of Crosby, TX. Also surviving are four nieces and four nephews.

The family would like to thank the wonderful caregivers Kathy Clyburn and Karen Vincent.

Funeral Services were conducted at the Ellyson Mortuary Inc., 2 Vanhorn Drive, Glenville, WV. 26351 at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Merlon Howell officiated. Burial followed in the Meadow Lane Cemetery, Route 5 West of Glenville. Friends called from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzhiemer’s Association or Novant Health Hopsice and Palliative Care, P.O. Box 33549, Charlotte, NC 28233.

Ellyson Mortuary Inc is assisted the family of Roy Denzil Murphy with arrangements.


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