Frederick Murphy

Frederick Jackson Murphy

Friday, December 5th, 1930 - Thursday, May 28th, 2020
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Frederick Jackson Murphy, 89 of Oak Hill, passed away Thursday May 28, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital in Charleston following a long illness.

Born December 5, 1930 in Concho, WV he was the son of the late Charles and Virginia Jackson Murphy.

Mr. Murphy was a retired welder in the construction industry. He was a proud U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and was of the Christian faith. Fred and was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be missed by his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Lee Treadway Murphy; infant daughter, Tina Marie Murphy; step-son, Charles Griener; siblings, George Murphy, Virginia Brown, Madeline Bibb, Pat Murphy, Pete Murphy and Joyce Simmons.

Survivors include a son, Chris Murphy and wife Betty of Fayetteville, WV; step-children, Donny Griener and wife Kathy of Summersville, WV; Judy Garrett of Texas and Susie Nichols and husband Donald of Florida; granddaughter, Bethanie Thompson and husband Kyle of Fayetteville, WV; great granddaughter, Allison Grace Thompson of Fayetteville, WV, along with several step-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Graveside services and burial with military honors will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday May 31, 2020 at the Treadway Family Cemetery in Oak Hill with Pastor Larry Humphrey officiating. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to meet at the cemetery.

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV
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  • Service

    Sunday, May 31st, 2020 | 3:30pm
    Sunday, May 31st, 2020 3:30pm
    Treadway Family Cemetery
  • Interment

    Treadway Family Cemetery


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Cheryl J Skinner, Tri-State Military Museum

Posted at 03:57am
May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Frederick Jackson Murphy, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Frederick Jackson Murphy is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

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