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Lonnie Murphy, Jr.

November 11, 1941 — February 3, 2017

Wilmington, North Carolina

Lonnie Clayton Murphy, Jr. died peacefully at the Fayetteville VA Medical Center on February 3rd 2017, in Fayetteville, NC, at the age of 75.

Lonnie was born on November 11, 1941 in New Hanover County to Lonnie & Dorothy Murphy. He married Ellen Godwin (Murphy) in 1983. Lonnie worked for Twisdale Manufacturing for 22 years as a diesel mechanic. Lonnie was a Tech Sergeant in the US Air Force. He served from 1961 to 1973.

Lonnie is survived by his wife, Ellen Murphy; daughter, Beth DeLuca; sister, Shelia Baker; nephew, Mark Bake; and granddaughter, Arya DeLuca, of Wilmington NC.

  • Graveside Service

    February 13, 2017
    12:00 PM

    Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery

    8220 Bragg Boulevard
    Fort Bragg, NC
    (910) 436-5630
  • Memorial Service

    February 18, 2017
    3:00 PM

    Apostolic Tabernacle Church

    712 Wellington Avenue
    Wilmington, NC
    (910) 763-3762
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