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Freeman Junior Murray

September 25, 1943 ~ August 26, 2022 (age 78)

Obituary

Freeman Junior Murray, 78 of Yorks Run Road, Newburg, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, August 26, 2022, surrounded by his family. He was born on September 25, 1943 in Reedsville, WV, son of the late Freeman C Murray and G Ruth Swagger Murray. Freeman Jr. was a member of Chestnut Ridge United Methodist Church. He graduated from Fellowsville High School, Class of 1962. Freeman started his working career at Preston Poultry and Feed, then Sterling Faucet Factory. He later drove Tractor-Trailer for Sterling. His next employment was Electrical Contractors, he then became a coal miner as a roof bolter and outside equipment operator. Freeman finished his working career for Labors Local #379 and retired in 1998. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and going on vacation. Freeman loved Gospel and Country Music. One of his favorite hobbies was fixing-up Classic Cars. He was well known for his sense of humor and gift of gab. He rarely went anywhere that someone didn’t know him and holler, “Hey Freeman!” Freeman is survived by his loving wife of fifty nine years, Darleen (Bolyard) Murray; one son, Gregg S Murray and Donna, Newburg; one daughter, Kimberly Murray and Chris Jennings, Newburg; two granddaughters, Sabra Quinn, Morgantown and Mariah Murray and Travis Lucas, Newark, DE; two sisters, Patty Poling and Bill, Marquess, Brenda Larew and Jim, Thornton, one brother, Teddy Murray, Thornton; three sisters-in-law, Beverly Murray, Grafton and Ethel Mae Murray, Tunnelton, Debbie Murray, Marquess; one brother-in-law, Terry Shipp; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Freeman was preceded in death by one daughter, Stephanie Jane Murray in 2013; four brothers, Edward Murray, Robert “Bob” Murray, Randy Murray and Charles Franklin Murray and Yvonne, one sister, Debbie Shipp. Family will receive friends at Bolyard Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, from 2:00-7:00 PM and Wednesday, August 31, 2022 from 11:00AM until time of service at 1:00PM with Pastor David Murray officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Zion Cemetery.  Online condolences can be made at www.bolyardfuneralhomewv.com.  Bolyard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Murray family.  

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
August 30, 2022

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bolyard Funeral Home & Cremation
79 Morgantown Ave
Newburg, WV 26410

Visitation
Wednesday
August 31, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Bolyard Funeral Home & Cremation
79 Morgantown Ave
Newburg, WV 26410

Funeral Service
Wednesday
August 31, 2022

1:00 PM
Bolyard Funeral Home & Cremation
79 Morgantown Ave
Newburg, WV 26410

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