Joseph ChristopherJCMurphy, 8l of 49l Murphy Road Elba, Ky.died on Thursday, January 22, 2004 at Colonial Terrace Nursing Home in Sebree, Ky. He was born on March 7, 1922 to the late James Robert and Teresa Marie Rummage Murphy. Was a retired farmer, member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, National Farmers Association, was a supporter of Right To Life, active in missionary work in Hati and Medjugorje. Enjoyed traveling and fishing and family gatherings. Preceded in death by his wife, Frances Emogene Riney Murphy who died in l97l, two daughters; Barbra Jene Murphy, 1952 and Frances U. Murphy, 1982. Surviving are eight sons and daughter-in-laws; Robert Stephen and Janice Murphy of Utica, Ky., Thomas Martin & Charlotte Murphy of Philpot, Ky., Joseph Christopher and Jeanie Murphy, Jr. of Maceo, Ky., Pat S. & Shelia Murphy of Elba, Ky., Wally & Kim Murphy of Elba, Ky., Harold & Tricia Murphy of Elba, Ky., Michael & Tonya Murphy of Sorhgo, Ky., and Phil and Tammy Murphy of West Louisville, Ky., four daughters and son-in-laws; BernadetteBernie and Michael Barnard of Whitesville, Ky., Joan and AndrewSkeeterDant of Fort Mill, SC., Imelda and RichardRockMillay of Sorgho, Ky., and Linda Murphy of Sorhgo, Ky., 27 Grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren, one brother; Muray Murphy of St. Joseph, Kentucky and one sister; Sr. Teresa Marie Murphy, SCN of Nazareth, Ky. Several Nieces & Nephews. Services will be held at 11:00am. January 24, 2004 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church visitation from 2:00 to 8:00pm. Friday and 8:00 to 10:30am. Saturday, prayers will be said at 6:30pm. Friday. Reverend Greg Trawick will be officiating. Burial will be at St. Alphonsus Cemetery.

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  1. I am sorry to hear about your loss. Please know that we will be remembering your father, as well as your entire family, in our prayers. Your father was a wonderful man and worked very hard to support you all and set an example that is not often repeated

  2. So sorry to hear about the death of your father. I had only met your dad a couple of times thru the years and he seemed to be a wonderful guy. Will be thinking of you in your time of sorrow. Sorry that I do not know the family better, since we are related

  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with you dear folks as you say goodbye to your loved one. Although we have not been in direct contact with most of the family for many years, Steve and Janice have always shared family news with us. If Steve is an example of

  4. We are sorry about Mr. Murphy. He was always such a friendly man to everybody and he will surely be missed. He was such a Christian man and father and he lived his faith and his faith lives thru his children and their families.

  5. Dear Pat, Imelda,Wally and entire Murphy family. You each have my love and condolences for the loss of your father.I think of you’ll so often and of your father. You each are in my prayers daily.Love Barbara Nall Oliver

  6. I’m very sorry for your lost. Let me know if you need anything at all. May God bless you and your family.

    Love, Holly

  7. Dear Pat, Bernadette, Imelda and all the Murphy family,

    I have thought of you all often over the past years, and want to extend to you condolences in the loss of your Dad. I know there are not words to help at all, but you are all in my prayers.

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