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Gary "Skip" Lee Murphy

October 1, 1946 ~ October 12, 2020 (age 74)


Gary “Skip” Lee Murphy, 74, of Clarksburg, WV went to be with the Lord on Monday October 12, 2020 at his home with his son, Scott, by his side after an extended illness.

Gary was born in Clarksburg, WV on October 1, 1946, the son of the late Paul Murphy and Edith Griffith Murphy. He served as a Sergeant in the Vietnam War from 1965 through 1969. After that, he married and raised a family of three with his ex-wife, Linda. He was a carpenter until his retirement. Those who knew him, know he loved his family and had a full life. Whenever we said “I love you”, he always said “I love you back”. Gary was truly a great mand and his family will miss him, always!

Gary was preceded in death by three brothers, Jerry Murphy, Jim Murphy, and George Murphy; one sister, Cheryl Swiger; one niece Danielle Stire; and his oldest son, Jason Murphy.

Mr. Murphy is survived by his son Scott Murphy of West Milford, WV; one daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Chris Rogers of Tulsa, OK; one brother, Timothy Murphy of Clarksburg, WV; one sister and brother-in-law, Debbie and Bo Anderson of Bedford, Oh; three grandchildren, Chris Rogers, Jr of Tulsa, OK, Arielle Lane of Broken Arrow, OK, and Breanna Murphy of Clarksburg, WV; five great grandchildren in Tulsa and Broken Arrow, OK; and several nephews and nieces.

Per his wishes there will only be a small family and close friend graveside burial and no funeral service. Davis Funeral Home and Onsite Crematory will be handling the private arrangements for Gary Murphy. Online condolences can be made on Davis Funeral Home is honored to assist the Murphy family.

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