Richard “Rick” Wayne Murray passed away Friday, July 9th, 2021 at his home. Rick was born in Alabama on April 28th, 1953 to Mildred Elizabeth Shoemaker Murray and Herman Ellis Murray. He was in the Army from 1972 to 1975 during the Vietnam War surviving in the Army Signal Corps and was an avid Alabama Football fan and supporter. Rick is survived by his beloved wife, Virginia Renfrow Murray, three loving children, Steven, Misty and Jammie; five cherished grandchildren, Josh, Tylor, Christopher, Bryant and Kristin and five great grandchildren, Marshall, Luke, Ben, Lilly and Kairi; also his sister, Mary, nieces Sharon, Traci and a very special niece, Terri. Rick is preceded in death by mother, Mildred S. Murray his father, Herman Murray, four brothers, one sister and a host of nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 13, 2021 beginning at 11:00 am followed by a Chapel funeral service at 2:00 pm at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home in Trussville, Alabama. There will be a graveside service Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm at Forest Crest Cemetery in Irondale, Alabama. Officiating on Tuesday’s service will be Kim Renfrow and on Wednesday will be David Carpenter.
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