Clyde Franklin Murray

Published 4:00 pm Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Mr. Clyde Franklin Murray, 90, of Courtney Road, died Monday, May 14, 2018, at his home.

He was born Dec. 15, 1927 in Chatham County to the late Clarence Otis and Vera Ona Love Murray and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during World War II. Mr. Murray was a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. He was an owner/operator of Murray’s Upholstery Shop and a master upholsterer. He was a member of the Farmington Ruritan Club with 50 years of perfect attendance. He was also a member of the Harmon Lodge 420 AF&AM.Mr. Murray was a good neighbor to all of his community and willing to help anyone.

He was also preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Ethel Virginia Thompson Murray; 4 sisters; and a brother.

Survivors: a son, Darrell Murray (Patricia) of Huntersville; 2 grandchildren, Tricia Moncrief (Rich) and Todd Murray (Megan); a great-granddaughter, Hannah Scott; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Beverly Walker.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Friday, May 18 at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Arnold Gosnell officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

Memorials: Wesley Chapel UMC, c/o Betty West, 3532 NC 801 N, Mocksville.