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Charles R. Murphy

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Published: May 19, 2017

Charles R. Murphy, 89, of North Little Rock passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017. He was born June 16, 1927 in Collingston, Louisiana to Jacob and Annabelle Murphy. He served in the United States Navy and retired as a Sergeant Major with the United States Army, having served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He was also a member of the 671 Masonic Lodge.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Freda Murphy; son, Tyron Knight; and brother, Jacob Murphy. He is survived by his daughters, Carolyn McIntosh and Barbara Welton; beloved nephew, I.C. "Spike" Smith, ten grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Peggy Bonnet and Ernestyne Saxon; and other extended family.

Memorials may be made to Grace Church of the Nazarene, 3823 Camp Robinson Road, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72118. A Memorial Service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Grace Church of the Nazarene in North Little Rock. Inurnment with full military honors will be held at Noon on Friday, June 16, 2017 at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery, 1501 West Maryland Ave., North Little Rock. Arrangements by Smith – North Little Rock Funeral Home. Guest register at www.SmithFamilyCares.com.

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