Memorial services for Robert (Bob) Daniel Murphy, Jr. will be held on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the All Around Cowboy Church in Marquez. Bro Lee Weiler will officiate.
Mr. Murphy passed away on Thursday, October 8, 2020, at the Hospice Brazos Valley Inpatient Facility in Bryan.
He was born in Malden, Massachusetts, on November 9, 1944, but grew up in Plainstow, New Hampshire. Bob served in the U. S. Marine Corps. For over three years, spending much of that time in the Philippines. After his military service, he married Nancy Corton and became parents of two children, Robert D. III, and Kelly Jean. Mr. Murphy moved to Houston and later to Jewett in 2001 where he remained. Bob worked for B & B in Jewett for the past ten years in the fuel station.
He is survived by one daughter, Kelly Murphy Henley & husband David of Village Mills, Tx; one daughter-in-law, Rebecca Murphy of Spring, TX; one step-son, Aaron Keith Lowry & wife Faye of Pembroke, North Carolina; five grandchildren, Tyler James Parker, Haley Nicole Murphy, Kaycie Jean Cross, Jamie Danielle Parks & fiancé A. J. Box, and Robert Daniel (Danny) Murphy, IV; nine great-grandchildren; one sister, Linda Murphy Carpenter & husband Earnest of Plaistow, New Hampshire; one sister-in-law, Karen Murphy of Naples, Florida; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including his “Rock”, Erica Nolle-McCoslin & her children, Nathan, Abigail, & Owen.
Mr. Murphy was preceded in death by one son, Robert Daniel (Bobby) Murphy, III; one step-son, Billy William Lowry; his father, Robert Daniel (Grumpy), Sr.; his mother, Jeanne Hennessey Cosman; and one brother, James Francis Murphy.
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