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MURPHY, WILLIAM “BILL”

Posted By Whitney & Murphy On January 31, 2013 @ 11:24 am In Obituary | 2 Comments

MURPHY,

Murphy, William “Bill”

 

Bill Murphy, 89, of Phoenix, peacefully passed away on January 29, 2013.  Bill was born in Culver City, CA but grew up in Arizona.   Bill was a pilot in WWII flying B24 bombers and also served in the Korean War. He graduated from the University of Arizona in 1948 and was a member of the Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity. He was a principal partner at Cash, Sullivan & Cross Insurance Agency. Bill is preceded in death by his son, Rick. He is survived by his wife Sue of 58 years, daughters Ann Cleator (Tom), Mindy, son Mike (Marty) and 6 grandchildren.  A Scripture Service will be held at 10:30 am, Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix.   In lieu of flowers contributions to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix, AZ 85014.

 


Condolences for the family of “MURPHY, WILLIAM “BILL””

Condolence from Jim & Suzi Hartman on January 31st, 2013 3:18 pm

We have lost one of the truly great men of our time. A loving husband, father, grandfather, businessman, community leader and friend.

Murph made so many contributions to all the many people he met as a result of his extraordinary life in the insurance industry. By his partnership in Cash Sullivan & Cross he was and remains recognized by the Industry and his peers as one of the principal reasons for the tremendous success of CS&C. He was just plain a great guy and insurance agent. That also carried forward to his many years and friends at Arizona Country Club.

Our hearts and prayers go out to Sue and the family for their loss and want them to know we who knew Bill and also loved him share in their loss.

Bill is with his loved ones and pals, Rick, Sully, Fowler, James R, Condy and Drake are all welcoming him with open arms. Wow, not sure heaven is ready for this bunch. Who gets the tee time?

Sue, Mike, Ann and Mindy, and your families stay strong and relish in the many wonderful memories you have of Bill. Thats what he would want you to do.

Love to All,

Jim and Suzi

Condolence from Lyle Kunde on February 2nd, 2013 4:10 pm

Dear Sue and Family,
I sincerely regret the passing of Bill. I thoroughly enjoyed the years that we were together at Phi Gamma Delta. He earned not only my friendship, but my highest respect for his character. Bill was liked and appreciated by everyone who knew him. Happy trails, Bill.
Sincerely,
Lyle (Dutch) Kunde

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