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Greg Murphy, Sr.

March 11, 1947 ~ December 18, 2021 (age 74)


   Mr. Joseph Gregory Murphy, Sr. of the Finley community passed from this life on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at his home. Born on March 11, 1947 to the late David Oliver and Mary Leila (Sapp) Murphy, he was 74 years of age. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a faithful member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Mr. Murphy – or, “Honey”, as most of his family knew him – was a kind and loving man, a devoted husband, and a cherished father and grandfather. He was the longtime manager of Big John’s and Sim’s Liquor Stores, and the owner of Murphy Sleep Center. On November 6, 1965, he united in marriage to Charlotte Ellen Davis. They remained a devoted couple until his passing.

He leaves to mourn his death:

   His wife: Charlotte Murphy,

   Three children: Joseph Gregory Murphy, Jr. and wife Melissa of Colorado, Rebecca Jo Smith and husband Timothy of Louisville, and David Evans Murphy and husband Allen of Louisville,

   Eight siblings: Gary Murphy, Chris Murphy and wife Debbie, Pat Murphy and wife Betty, Dianne Kelly and husband Steve, Timothy Murphy and wife Debra, Terry Murphy and wife Cherry, Monica Price and husband Bobby, and Donna Perkins and husband Johnnie,

   Three grandchildren: Joseph Gregory Murphy, III and wife Samantha, Wesley Graham Murphy and wife Auriel, and Brianna Joellen Smith,

   Three great-grandchildren: Joseph Gregory Murphy, IV, Nevaeh Murphy, and Ryker Murphy,

   And a host of other family and friends.

   There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Murphy on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Hwy 208, Phillipsburg, KY. Ftr Saju Vadakumpaden will be officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

   The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 from 5:00-8:00 PM at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. A prayer service will commence at 7:00 PM at the funeral home under the direction of Deacon Jimmy Richerson.

   In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in the form of donations to Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Those can be made in person during the services, or online through the “Donations” tab above.











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December 22, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
LR Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1765 New Columbia Road
Campbellsville, KY 42718

Prayer Service
December 22, 2021

7:00 PM
LR Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1765 New Columbia Road
Campbellsville, KY 42718

Funeral Service
December 23, 2021

11:00 AM
Lady of Fatima
7066 Calvary Rd
Campbellsville, KY 42718

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