Murphy, David “Russell”

May 30, 1927 ~ September 9, 2014

rsz_murphy_picMURPHY, David “Russell” – Age 87 of Wallaceburg, formerly of Tupperville, passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Marguerite Evelyn (Capes) Murphy (2013) for 61 years. Loving father of Anne (late John, 2013) Oostveen of Tupperville. Dear father-in-law of Judith Murphy of Tamworth. Cherished grandfather of John Oostveen, Megan (Ryan) Lackey, Thomas and Jaclyn Oostveen, Eric, Jessica and Ian Murphy. Great-grandfather of Dawson and Aria Lackey. Predeceased by his sons Lee and Carl, parents John and Janet (Young) Murphy, and brother Harold Murphy.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS on Sunday, September 14, 2014 from 2:00 to 6:00pm.

Funeral service will be held on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Interment to follow at Wilkesport Cemetery. Rev. Cathy Larmond officiating.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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  1. Anne, my friend I am so sorry for your loss.
    My heart and thoughts go out to you and your family!
    Sending you lots of Love, Cheryl-Ann