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DOERUN, Ga. -- Bobby Gene Murphy, 86, of Doerun, Ga., died Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, January 22, 2017 at Cobb Funeral Chapel. Interment will be held in Murphy Cemetery.
Born April 9, 1930 in Moultrie, Ga., he was the son of the late Corbett C. Murphy and Nora Griner Murphy. Mr. Murphy retired from Swift and Company as a meat grader and formerly associated with Hawthorne Aeronautics.
In addition to his parents, she was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Frances Carter Murphy; two brothers, Laverne M. Murphy and Jack L. Murphy; two sisters, Marcell M. Christie and Joyce G. Murphy; two nephews, Tommy Christie and Bob Jr. Christie.
Survivors include a daughter, Charlcie M. Copeland of Moultrie, Ga.; son, Brent C. Murphy of Doerun, Ga.; two grandchildren, Wesley Copeland of Moultrie, Ga., Jason Copeland and wife Brandi of Corpus Christi, Tx.; two great-grandchildren, Johanna Copeland and Brody Copeland of Corpus Christi, Tx.; special niece-in-law, Deborah Christie of Virginia; nieces and nephews, Toni and Larry Murphy of Texas, Jimmy L Murphy of North Carolina, Alice C. Goodman of Arizona, Mike C. Christie of Moultrie, Ga.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Cobb Funeral Chapel.
Cobb Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.cobbfuneralchapel.com.
Published on January 19, 2017
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