Ralph Murphy, 89, husband of Elwanda Murphy, died Tuesday, February 19, 2013. He was born to the late Henry and Bethel Oliver Murphy in Carroll County, KY on February 16, 1924. Mr. Murphy was a WWII veteran who served in the US Navy. He was also a retired employee of the State of Kentucky, a member of Broadway Baptist Church in Lexington, and a member of the VFW Post 4075.
In addition to his wife, Ralph is survived by his son, J. Scott Murphy, Lexington and his sister, Alean McDonald, Frankfort.
Visitation will be on Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road. Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 22, 2013 at the funeral home. Reverend James Heard and Reverend Earl Hisle will officiate. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Serving as casketbearers will be Paul Grider, James Grider, Bobby Grider, Billy Grider, Danny Ray Grider, and Pete McDonald. Online condolences can be offered at clarklegacycenter.com.