Murphy, William E. “Bill” ,82, of Shadyside Ohio went home to be with his Lord and Savior on January 25, 2023.
He was born November 21, 1940 at Belmont Community Hospital, a son of the late William Austin and Evelyn Chloe (Hughes) Murphy.
Bill was a 1959 Graduate of Bellaire High School.
He was United States Army Veteran, who was a member the reserves of the 9 83rd Eng. He was honorably discharged after serving for 6 years with one year on active duty during the Berlin Crisis. Bill retired from Bellaire Local Schools after 38 years. Bill was also a Scout Leader and a Big Brother for Big Brothers and Sisters for 4 years. Bill was also a member of the American Legion Post 52.
He loved fishing, camping and canoeing. Bill was a choir member, Sunday School Teacher, Superintendent and youth group leader at several local churches throughout the years.
Surviving are his sons, Mark E. Murphy of Massillon Ohio and Timothy E. Murphy of Shadyside Ohio, grandchildren, Michael Murphy, and Travis Murphy, and his ex-wife, Bobbie Ferguson.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire Ohio on Monday January 30, 2023 from 10am until time of funeral services at Noon with Pastor Eric White officiating. Interment will follow at Belmont County Memorial Park Cemetery St. Clairsville, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to the OR&W Fire Department by going to TMCFunding.com