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Lloyd B. Murphy, 87

December 07, 2008

Lloyd B. Murphy, 87



SEPT. 2, 1921-DEC. 6, 2008

BURKITTSVILLE, Md. - Lloyd B. "Pat" Murphy, 87, Burkittsville, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Sept. 2, 1921, in Frederick, Md., he was the son of the late Baxter and Norma Trout Murphy.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen McGowan Murphy, on March 23, 2008.

He was employed as a truck driver by Dairy Maid in Frederick until his retirement.

He served in the U.S. Army, during World War II.

He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Burkittsville.

He is survived by one daughter, Brenda K. House of Middletown, Md.; one brother, Bernard Murphy of Frederick; and two granddaughters, Amy E. House and Katie A. House.

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He was preceded in death by three siblings, Leonard Murphy, Estella Stoker and Catherine Snider Bruchey.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Burkittsville. The Rev. Kimberly Nunberg will officiate. Burial will be in Locust Valley Bible Church Cemetery in Middletown.

The family will receive friends Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home in Middletown. Visitation also will be Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Burkittsville, MD 21718; or Farhney-Keedy Memorial Home, Benevolence Fund, 8507 Mapleville Road, Boonsboro, MD 21713.

www.dbthompsonfuneralhome.com

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