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Russell Murphy

December 16, 1933 - July 19, 2022
Visitation
Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory - Greenwood Chapel
481 W. Main Street
Greenwood, IN 46142
Sunday 7/24, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Service
Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory - Greenwood Chapel
481 W. Main Street
Greenwood, IN 46142
Monday 7/25, 1:30 pm
Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory - Greenwood Chapel
481 W. Main Street
Greenwood, IN 46142
Sunday 7/24, 5:00 pm
Masonic Service
Charity
CHILDRENS DYSLEXIA CENTER OF GREATER INDIANAPOLIS INC, INDIANAPOLIS SCOTTISH RITE CATHEDRAL FOUNDATION INC
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Russell Murphy, 88, passed away Tuesday evening, July 19, 2022. He was a resident of Plainfield, and formerly of Greencastle and Greenwood. He was born December 16, 1933 in Lawrence County, IN to Amos Franklin Murphy and Dessa Augusta (True) Murphy. He married his wife, Joan Grace Starr on November 25, 1954 at Central ChristianContinue Reading

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Tim and Jan Rismiller left a message on July 23, 2022:
No finer gentleman than Russ. One of the first folks we met at MPCC. I enjoyed a wonderful relationship with him. Volunteering was a must for Russ, always ready to help. He always carried a Cross gold pen in his pocket, always ready to close the deal. Russ will be missed but not forgotten. Welcome home Sir.
Pete Lawrence left a message on July 22, 2022:
Susan, Eric, and Gregg, Big hugs to you all. I have such great memories of your Dad both at your house and at the Murphy Bros. dealership. When we moved to Greencastle in '79 in our senior year you guys were some of the first two I met and I am so thankful for that. And being a car guy I bonded with you and your Dad. I will never forget the time Russ had us to drive some new Pontiacs to a rental agency at the Indianapolis airport. For a bunch of 18 year olds driving new cars with the radio blasting as we headed out 240 to 40 is a memory I will never forget! And when you both got to cruise the Greencastle circuit in the Turbo Trans Am? Epic. All thanks to Russ. I cherished those moments of car talk with him. My last fond memory is when we all went to Mecum Indy a few years ago. He was in his element, and so were we. A life well lived. Peace!
Tom Dillman left a message on July 22, 2022:
Such a kind and wise man. Alway leading or volunteering In his church and community. He and Joanne were two of the best! Well done Russ , well done.
Chris Muhney left a message on July 22, 2022:
It was with great sadness that I read of Russ’ passing. The enthusiasm and passion Russ always exhibited were a guiding example to all of those around him. Whenever I hear someone talking about “matching spots” Russ comes to mind. My deepest condolences to the family.
Jim Keating left a message on July 21, 2022:
Russ was a highly valued member of the Board of Governors at the Children's Dyslexia Center in Indianapolis. This organization is connected to the Scottish Rite of Indianapolis, where Russ was a member. All of us on the Board of Governors want to express our sincere condolences on the passing of a man who was a model of Masonic brotherhood.
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Tipton Lodge #33 left a message on July 21, 2022:
Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for strength and peace during this difficult time.
St. Pierre Family left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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