Bobby Glen Murphy, Sr., 86, of Crossett, passed away on April 4, 2018 at his home in Crossett.

He was born on October 22, 1931 and was the son of the late Dewey Benton Murphy and Lonnie Mae Burchell.

Mr. Murphy was a superintendent in the art department at Bancroft Paper Co. in Monroe, Louisiana before his retirement. He was of a Baptist and enjoyed reading his Bible. He built birdhouses, he loved landscaping and hunting.

Survivors include his wife of 67 years, LaNell Noble Murphy; a son, Bob Murphy of Crossett; a daughter, Rita Eddy (Aaron) of Dewitt; a sister, Joyce McElroy; four grandchildren, Bradley Glen Murphy, Aaron Michael Eddy, April Rose Buie and Maria Joy Jackson; and seven great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, April 6 at 10 a.m. at Jones Funeral Home Chapel in Crossett. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m., prior to the service, at the funeral home.


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