Larry Joe Murphy

Larry Joe Murphy Larry J. Murphy,

72, passed away Saturday, February 23rd, at his home in Chapman. He was born March 30, 1946 in Abilene, the son of Warren and Melva (Fisher) Murphy. Growing up in the area, Larry attended local schools and graduated from Chapman High School with the class of 1964. He is a US Air Force Veteran. Larry had been employed as a truck driver by Tony's Pizza and Konza Construction. He was formerly married to Jane Tyner and Judy Bughman. Larry was a life time member of the VFW and American Legion. He had previously managed the American Legion Post #240 for thirteen years in Chapman. Larry was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Gordon Murphy. He is survived by three sons, Tad (Nicole) Murphy of Olathe, Neal (Trisha) Murphy of Jakarta Indonesia and Ryan (Kelley) Murphy of Ottawa; nine grand children; a sister, Kaye Eveleth of Abilene and a companion of twenty three years, Jan Warhurst of Chapman.
The family will receive friends 5:30 - 6:30 PM Thursday, February 28th, at the Danner Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Friday March 1st at the Danner Funeral Home with Pastor Lindsey Brummer officiating. Interment will follow in the Union Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions in his memory be made to American Legion Post #240 or Dickinson County Hospice. They may be left at or sent in care of the the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.

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