Gary Lanier Murphy
MOULTRIE, Ga. - Gary Lanier Murphy, 72, of Moultrie, died Saturday, October 12, 2019 at his home.
Funeral service will be held 11:00AM Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Cobb Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Ricky McLaughlin officiating. Interment will follow in Cobb-Suncrest Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:00PM-8:00PM Monday, October 14, 2019 at Cobb Funeral Chapel.
Born October 27, 1946 in Moultrie, he was the son of the late Jack Lanier Murphy and Mavel Luke Murphy. Mr. Murphy was a 1964 Moultrie High School graduate and a United States Army Veteran. He retired from the City of LaGrange as a Chemist and was a member of Moultrie Church of God. His family remembers how he loved fishing, flying and spending time with his loved ones and friends. Mr. Murphy loved to tell stories and make people laugh.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Charlene Schramm Murphy of Moultrie; children, Michael G. Murphy and wife Tammy, Michele Murphy, all of Moultrie; grandchildren, Matthew Murphy and wife Brittany, Jacob Murphy, Caleb Murphy and Mackenzie Murphy.
Cobb Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.
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Published on October 12, 2019


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Lamar Moore
Oct 18, 2019
I just found out about it,so sorry for your loss. We will be praying for you and your family, I sure miss working with you.
Judy Whitlow
Oct 14, 2019
Peaceful White Lilies Basket was purchased for the family of Gary Lanier Murphy by Judy Whitlow.  Send flowers
Krysta Lovelace
Oct 13, 2019
Country Basket Blooms was purchased for the family of Gary Lanier Murphy by Krysta Lovelace.  Send flowers
Nancy raven
Oct 13, 2019
So many sweet memories of gary an Charlene at First Assembly in lagrange. Love your sweet family and Gary’s laugh and sense of humor.
Shirley Freeman
Oct 13, 2019
Praying for you. Gary was loved by so many people. A special man. Love you
David & Susan Riley
Oct 13, 2019
We are sorry for your family loss, we send our prayers for comfort and peace.
Reese Malik
Oct 13, 2019
Condolences, love, and prayers to the family of Mr. Gary.
Sabrina Houston Williamson
Oct 13, 2019
Michael,I am so sorry for your loss.
Nancy Squires-Moran
Oct 13, 2019
Charlene and family, I am so sad for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for you that God’s peace will sustain you at this time. I will remember Gary fondly.
Lillian Ford
Oct 12, 2019
Thinking of you in this time of loss. I know Gary will be greatly missed. I have a fond memory on our pontoon boat cleaning up the lake shoreline. He enjoyed the ride and we the company.
Berke Holtzclaw
Oct 12, 2019
Praying for a very special family to me! God has surely welcomed a son home, in spirit he will always be with you. with love & prayers, Berke