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NORWAY -- Charles Robert Murphy, 68, of Norway, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the funeral service.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2740 Broughton St., Orangeburg. Bishop Greg Redmond will be officiating.

Burial will immediately follow in the Norway Cemetery, 5821 Norway Road, Norway, SC 29113.

Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. in Orangeburg is in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be Mark Dukes, Donald Johnson, Brad Johnson, Dr. Amit Sanghi, Peter Hovestadt and Charles Banks.

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Mr. Murphy was born on June 12, 1950, in Orangeburg. He was the son of the late William Nathan Murphy (Red) and the late Elizabeth Brunson Murphy. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served in U.S. Army and was a Vietnam War veteran.

Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Elizabeth H. Murphy of the home; children, Kim (Donald) Johnson of Orangeburg; Elizabeth (Beckie) Felder of North; Authina (Tina) Murphy (Dr. Amit Sanghi) of Columbia; Mark Dukes (Tammy) of Norway, Sheila Davis (Bob) of Rock Hill, Todd Williams (Angie) of St. George; 12 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2740 Broughton St., Orangeburg, SC 29115.

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