Carl Murphey

Carl Murphey

Carl Brooks Murphey

November 20, 1944 – June 21, 2019

Archer Lodge – Carl Brooks Murphey, 74, died Friday. He was born in Johnston County to the late Foster & Bonnie Murphey. He retired as a Research Technician with NC State University. Carl had a great sense of humor and a heart for service to his family & community. He especially loved taking his sweet Charlie Brown for daily rides on the golf cart.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Lois Lamm Murphey, children, Louis Murphey, Amy Tart, and Lisa Hendrickson (Rich), granddaughter, Elizabeth Tart, all from Clayton, brother Neil Murphey (Barbara) of Winder, GA, and fur baby, Charlie.

While flowers are appreciated, memorial contributions can be made to White Oak Baptist Church.

Visitation on Tuesday, June 25 at White Oak Baptist Church from 12:30-2:00 pm, with service to immediately follow.

Arrangements by Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC.


  • Gail Strickland Posted June 24, 2019 7:57 am

    I was saddened to hear this first thing this morning. My thoughts and prayers are with his family as they deal with their loss. Pray God gives you strength and comfort during this difficult time.

  • Penny Galop Posted June 24, 2019 12:08 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to all.

  • Nikki Barbour Posted June 25, 2019 12:44 pm

    I am so very sorry Mrs. Lois!

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