Billy Faye Murphy, 76, of Hamburg, died on June 23, 2017 at his residence.
Mr. Murphy was a logger and a member of the Egypt Missionary Baptist Church. He was a member of the Long Ears Wagon Train, the Milo Riding Club and the Twin Prairie Hunting Club. His passion was driving and riding mules, hunting and quarter horses. He loved his family, riding in his wagon and enjoyed talking and telling stories of things and times of long ago.
Mr. Murphy was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh Buck and Feddie Amos Murphy and three brothers, Robert Dennis, James Edward “Dick” and W.E. “Hoss” Murphy.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Glenda Crawford Murphy; two daughters, Christy Scroggins and husband, Freddy, and Carol Ann Murphy and husband, Roy, all of Hamburg; four brothers, Ed Murphy and wife, Betty, of Hamburg, Jerry Murphy and wife, Linda, of Albany, Georgia, Harold “Sugar” Murphy and wife, Shirley, of Louisiana and Doyle Murphy and wife, Beverly, of Bastrop, Louisiana; a sister, Bernice Cunningham and husband, Robbie, of Hamburg; a sister-in-law, Marsha Parker; two granddaughters, Haley Moyer and husband, Adam, and Cami Murphy; a great-grandson, Caden Moyer and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 26, at the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ferrell Breshears officiating. Burial will be at the Dailey Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Ronnie Livingston, Terry Livingston, Wade Pennington, Bob Berryman, Eddie Wayne Burch, Junior Jeffers, Frankie White and Danny Stanley. Honorary pallbearers are Long Ears Wagon Train Members, Clifford Bowden, Roy Rogers, David Ball, Steven Kibodeaux, Wayne Davis, John Wayne Ross, Jeff Ross and Frank Moffatt.
Memorials may be made to the A.S.P.C.A, PO Box 96929, Washington, DC 20090-6929.
Visitation will be held Sunday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.