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Richard David Murphy

Richard David Murphy, 66, of West Liberty, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013, in his residence.

He was born Aug. 11, 1946, in Bellefontaine, a son of Ray Collins Murphy, who is deceased, and Ruth Ethel Fry Murphy, who survives.

He retired from CTS Electronics in Indiana and served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War.

Also surviving are his wife, the former Betty Fraley; daughter, Randi Murphy; brother, Todd R. (Karen) Murphy; and four grandchildren, Hana, Paige, Alex and Emmy Norbury.

He also was preceded in death by a brother, Ray E. Murphy.

Graveside services were today in Highland Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Ron Irick officiating.

Online condolences may be made at

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