Obituary of Tim Murphy
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Tim Murphy, 37, of Windsor, Missouri, died Friday afternoon, August 14, 2020, at his home in Windsor. He was born September 27, 1982, in Lebanon, New Hampshire, the son of Donald Michael Murphy and Pamela Marie (Dyer) Murphy. Tim graduated from Lebanon High School. He moved to Missouri in 2004 and worked for Wal-Mart for several years. He then worked as a chef for Sodexo on the University of Central Missouri campus in Warrensburg. He was a volunteer at the Windsor Senior Center and also volunteered during the monthly Harvesters distribution in Windsor. Tim enjoyed nature and liked to hunt and fish. He had made many of his trademark “wizard staff” walking sticks for family and friends. He was an avid Phish rock band fan and enjoyed rock music and had a vast collection of movies on DVD. He loved history, especially during the time of the Civil War, and loved to read. He was dependable when anyone had a need and loved his family. He was a cherished uncle “Bubba” to his nieces and nephews. Survivors include his mother and step-father, Pam and John Boyles, Rich Hill, Mo.; 7 brothers and sisters, Sarah Ann Thoms (Cody Jordan), Harrisonville, Mo, and Miranda, Florence, Ryan, Kyler, Kasyn, and Kasthyn, all of Rich Hill, Mo.; 2 nieces, Amelia Thoms and Nora Jordan; 1 nephew, Lennon Jordan; grandmother, Joyce Boyles, Kansas City, Mo.; former brother-in-law, Steve Thoms; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. He was preceded in death by his father; paternal grandparents Tom and Venida Murphy; and maternal grandparents, Clifford and Sarah Dyer and maternal grandfather, John H. Boyles. Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 29, 2020, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor, with Rev. Justin Wright officiating. Due to Covid concerns, the family is requesting masks be worn. The memorial service will be streamed live and can be watched on Tim’s Tribute Page at www.hadleyfuneralhome.com. A memorial has been established for funeral expenses. Condolences and contributions may be left in care of the funeral home or given online using the link below.