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Lloyd Alvin Murphy, Jr.

July 22, 1929 October 19, 2017
Lloyd  Alvin  Murphy, Jr.
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Obituary for Lloyd Alvin Murphy, Jr.

Mr. Lloyd Alvin Murphy, Jr., age 88, of Marietta, Georgia passed away Thursday, October 19, 2017 following an extended illness.

He was born in Cedartown, Georgia on July 22, 1929, son of the late Lloyd Murphy, Sr. and Emaline Young Murphy. Mr. Murphy lived most of his life in the Atlanta area. He was a graduate of Cedartown High School in 1947 and continued his education at The University of Georgia where he graduated in 1951. Once he graduated from college he worked his entire career in the dairy industry. His greatest joy was his family and friends. He was never a stranger to anyone, always willing to start up a conversation, especially in the grocery store about milk and cheese. His favorite hobby was his collection of antique cars.

Mr. Murphy was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Augustin Murphy.

Mr. Murphy is survived by his loving wife, Hollice Murphy; sister, Mary Ann Murphy Strong of Bakersfield, California; nieces and nephews: Ida & Ken Dixon of Marietta, Georgia, Ross & Tricia Murphy of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, Karen & Tom Cunningham of Dallas, Texas and John & Erin Strong of Thousand Oaks, California. Several great nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Smith & Miller Funeral Home with Rev. Britt Madden, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in the family lot of Northview Cemetery in Cedartown.

The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers: Ross Murphy, Ken Dixon, David Hendrix, Stacy Taylor, Clinton Taylor and Zachary Taylor.

The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from 12 noon until the service hour.

The Smith & Miller Funeral Home of Cedartown is honored to serve the family of Mr. Lloyd Alvin Murphy, Jr.


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