Harley Murphy

Obituary of Harley Andrew Murphy

Harley Andrew Murphy, 80, of Terra Alta, died Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Preston Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

He was born May 28, 1938 in Oakland, MD, the son of the late William and Lucy (Bowman) Murphy.

Harley was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He was a retired Maryland State Road worker and loved cutting wood and spending time with his family.

He is survived by six sons, William Murphy of Accident, MD, Ronald Murphy and companion Brenda of Oakland, MD, Harley Murphy, Jr. and companion Doris of Westernport, MD, Robert (Dee) Murphy, Sr. of Oakland, MD; Keith (Brenda) Murphy of Terra Alta; and Cody (Kristy) Murphy of Friendsville, MD; three daughters, Brenda Porter, Sandy Murphy and companion Kenny and Linda Rodeheaver all of Terra Alta; 16 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren and a sister, Dolly Moats of Terra Alta.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of almost 62 years, Norma Jean (Ashby) Murphy; a daughter, Donna Jean Fike, a daughter-in-law, Theresa Murphy; three sons-in-law, Howard Sisler, Russell Fike and Bobby Porter; a great grandson, Bryson H. Rodeheaver; three brothers and five sisters.

Family and friends will be received at the Arthur H. Wright Funeral Home in Terra Alta on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 4-8 pm and on Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 10:00 am until the 11:00 am time of service with Rev. Stanley Waybright officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt, Zion Cemetery, Swanton, MD.

Condolences may be made at www.arthurwrightfuneralhome.com

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