George Murphy

February 16, 1935 - August 22, 2023

02/16/1935 - 08/22/2023

George Charles Murphy, 88, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2023 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home.

He was born in Wheeling on February 16, 1935, the son of the late Al and Betty Jean (Ephlin) Murphy. George was a proud US Army Veteran and a member of the American Legion Post 1.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his loving wife, Helen Murphy (2009).

George is survived by his two children, Joann Welsh and Elmer Murphy and his granddaughter, Crystal Welsh.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post 1 by clicking here.

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Donna Hardman
7 months ago

Joan, Sorry to hear about your father passing away. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Beverly and Denny Cook
7 months ago

So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing
Sending love and prayers.
Our condolences to all the family.
He was a great neighbor!

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
7 months ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,

 May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of George Charles Murphy, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts

and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, George Charles Murphy, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †