October 15, 1939 - January 29, 2018
Robert L. Murphy, age 78, of Silex passed away January 29, 2018 at his home. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday , February 2, 2018 at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Millwood with Fr. Tichacek officiating. Burial will be in the St. Alphonsus Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. on Friday at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Millwood. Robert was born October 15, 1939 in Silex, the son of Fredrick Francis and Viola Josephine Jones Murphy. On April 16, 1959 he married Karen Lynn Luedloff. She survives. Other survivors include son Scott Alan (Stacy) Murphy; daughters Tamera Lynn Miller ( Dennis), Kimberly Anne Klopstein (Steve); 10 grandchildren Kelly Hufty (Scott), Wendy White (Jared), Heidi Miller, Eric Miller (Chrissy), Andrew Klopstein, Rachel Reimer (Christopher), Ashley Klopstein, Jennifer Murphy, Chris Murphy, Daniel Murphy; 4 great grandchildren Connor Hufty, Claire Hufty, Katelyn White, Lucas White; brothers Edward Murphy (Karen), Ronald Murphy (Cindy), Tim Murphy (Jill); sisters Patty Snyder (Bob), Mary Jo Mullican (Carey), Janet Lenk (Curt), Judy Wilhite (Chas). He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant son Mark Lee Murphy; brothers Joseph Paul Murphy, Fredrick Murphy Jr., Gary Murphy and David Murphy. Robert lived in Silex all of his life and was a member of the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. He worked at Silex Elevator, Monsanto, owned and operated the Silex Market and was a volunteer firefighter for Silex. He was a member of the Lions Club, Knights of Columbus, an honorary chapter farmer of Silex FFA, was a Boy Scout Troop Leader and a Who’s Who in Missouri. Robert enjoyed reading comic books, riding motorcycles, and making people laugh. The light of his life were his wife, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Robert was always joking, playing tricks and making up funny names for each and every one. Pallbearers will be Scott Murphy, Andrew Klopstein, Eric Miller, Chris Murphy, Scott Hufty and Jared White. Memorials may be made to the St. Alphonsus School.
Robert L. Murphy, age 78, of Silex passed away January 29, 2018 at his home. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday , February 2, 2018 at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Millwood with Fr. Tichacek officiating. Burial will... View Obituary & Service Information
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