BONNE TERRE — Earl J. Murphy, 87, of Bonne Terre passed away at his residence on April 8, 2009. He was born on February 5, 1922 in Bonne Terre.
Preceded in death by: Parents, William H. Murphy and Mary T. (Mosier) Murphy; sons, Larry Murphy and Tom Murphy; and brothers Lee William Murphy and Robert Thomas Murphy.
Survived by: Wife, Evelyn (Pinson) Murphy of Bonne Terre; daughters, Rosemary Revoir of Farmington, Janice, Mrs. Bruce Keller of Bonne Terre, Nancy, Mrs. Wayne Crader of Bonne Terre; 13 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister-in-law, Mrs. Stella Murphy; several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Friday 5-8 p.m. at C.Z. Boyer and Son Funeral Home, Bonne Terre. Services will be Saturday, 10 a.m. at C.Z. Boyer Chapel with Rev. Randy Murphy officiating. Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorials may be made to HospiceCare, Inc.