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Stanley E. (Skip) Murphy

March 6, 1932 — June 20, 2019

Stanley "Skip" Murphy, 87 formerly of Dumas passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019. A Graveside Service is scheduled for 10 oclock in the morning on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Brown Memorial Cemetery in Sunray with Rick Ball, officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors. Skip was born on March 6, 1932 in Doe Run, MO to Stanley and Louise (Smith) Murphy. He married his wife, Anna Romines, on June 14, 1951 in Pocahontas, AR. Skip proudly served in the United States Navy serving as a helmsman and proudly spoke about his driving an aircraft carrier. He was involved in the first hydrogen bomb test expedition in the south pacific. Skip enjoyed carpentry and loved building things. He preferred the outdoors and was a loyal, hardworking man. He was member of the Church of Christ Church in Stinnett, TX and will be dearly missed by all who knew him. He is preceded in death by his parents. Skip is survived by his wife, Anna, of the home: daughters: Deborah Ball and husband Rick of Stinnett and Donna Jo Daniel of Dallas; grandchildren: Dawn Packebush and husband Robbie of Dumas, Stacy Jones of Umbarger, Alisha Springer and husband Justin and Monica Dworshak and husband Justin all of Dallas; and 12 great grandchildren. The family suggests with gratitude that memorials be made to the New Mexico Christian Childrens Home, 1356 NM 236, Portales, NM 88130 or to your local veterans organization.
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