Michael Ross Murray, Sr.
February 26, 1946 – July 17, 2020
ZEBULON – Michael R. Murray, Sr., 74, made his Heavenly ascension on Friday, July 17. He was born in Nash County to the late Duvern A. and Belma Parker Murray. Michael served his community, devoting 38 years to his career with the United States Postal Service. A simple man but a loving man, loving God, his children, people in general, he never met a stranger, fishing and music. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his brother, Steve. Michael will be missed by those he loved and also loved him.
He is survived by his children, Michael Ross Murray, Jr., Douglas Frank Murray, Jeffrey Shane Murray (Brandy) and Stanley Christopher Murray; brothers, Bobby Ray Murray (Alicia) and David Murray (Janette); sister, Michele Fowler; 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
A Graveside Funeral Service will take place Tuesday, July 21, 2:00 pm at the Murray Family Cemetery. The service will be recorded and posted to our Facebook page by 5:00pm Wednesday evening. www.facebook.com/stricklandfuneral.
Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneral.com
Worked many a year with M R and remember him well. Good and funny man. My condolence to all !!
So sorry to hear about Mike. He was a good friend since 1960. Will miss his smile and good humor. He was so talented. Praying for all of you.
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Going to miss your phone call around Christmas to let us know it’s that time again! Come meet with us for Murray family get together! Thank you, Mike, for always making me feel like a true part of our Parker/ Murray family.You will always hold a special place in my heart! RIP,my cousin.
Mike was a great man. We always felt he was part of our family. He will missed. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
Prayers for his family, we always enjoyed mikes singing and may you as his family find peace and comfort,
So sorry to hear this. Mike was so sweet & would help us with Karaoke. You will be missed. Prayers for all that knew him.
So sorry. We loved Mike and Lois. He was a good man and he was a good friend. He would help anyone however he could . I know that Lois will miss him dearly. They were together for 15 years.
Such a kind soul with a heavenly voice! Sang “Jesus Loves Me” at my mother’s funeral! Always loved going to karaoke and listening to Mike sing!!
We are sorry to hear of the loss of a good man! Mike was a good hearted, giving person . We will miss hearing him sing the classics!
RIP our dear friend! Your love for music, karoke, fishing and especially Mrs Lois. will never be forgotten. You will be missed by many. ❤❤
Mike will be missed. He and Lois were great friends. I know that she will miss him. He loved his karaoke, fishing, his family and Lois. Help lead the choir Mike and you wont need earplugs anymore .
Mike was a sweet, funny and talented man. He will be missed by so many. Prayers for his friends and family.
Betty & George Bourque (Mosher) I’ve known Mike for about 30 years. Gene (Mean Gene) went to Mikes fish fries, and enjoyed motorcycle rides, doing Karaoke. Maybe Mike & Gene can make music for the angels in heaven. He will truly be missed! We will keep family in our prayers! God Bless
Very sorry to hear the passing of your Father. Wishing each of you comfort and peace in the days ahead.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you in this time of loss. We always enjoyed hearing Michael sing.
Love in Christ,
Ted and Sandra Smith Morgan
Mike will be missed by all! He was a kind man with a.big heart! Praise God I had the opportunity to meet him!!
Mike was an amazing artist with his incredible voice. He had a heart of gold. He was a sweet and kind soul. He will be missed by all who had the honor of knowing him. Love, hugs and prayers to his family.. so sorry for your loss.