Mr. Walter Young Murphy

Published 9:42 pm Monday, May 14, 2018

Walter Young Murphy of LaGrange, Georgia passed away on Friday May 11, 2018. Walter was born Jan. 10, 1930, in Chester, South Carolina.

Walter is survived by his wife, Marianne Murphy; daughters Clare Murphy Tripp and Julianne Murphy Fore; grandchildren, Andrew Walter Tripp, Marianne Perdue Tripp, Thomas Alton Tripp, Patricia Clare Fore and Robert Callahan Fore; great-grandchildren, Andrew Walter Tripp Jr., Stephen Daniel Tripp, Matthew Young Tripp, Barron Howard Bridges and Wynelle Reese Tripp.

A celebration of life service for Walter will be held Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, LaGrange, Georgia. And the gathering of family and friends will occur immediately following the memorial service.

Contributions can be made in Walter’s memory to Walter Young Murphy Rotary Scholarship Fund, 601 Broad Street, LaGrange, Georgia 30240.

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Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, Georgia 30240, (706) 884-8636.