September 09,1935 – May 10,2020
Obituary for Roy Murray
Mr. Roy Murray, age 84, of Sparta, Georgia passed away Sunday, May 10, 2020. He was born September 9, 1935 in Baxley, Georgia, the son of the late Otis Eston Murray and the late Adele Campbell Murray. He worked for and retired from Chevron Oil Company. Mr. Murray was a member of the Flint Hill Masonic Lodge #371, the Winston Ruritan Club and a scout leader for several years in Winston. He loved tinkering and fishing. Mr. Murray was of the Methodist faith.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Rutherford Murray; his sisters, Aline Brackett, Laverne Payne and Debra Murray; his brothers, Curtis Murray, Cecil Murray, George Murray, Troy Murray, David Murray and Harold Murray.
Mr. Murray is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Lynn and Terrell Poole of Sparta, Georgia; his sons and daughters-in-law, Bill and Debbie Murray of Douglasville and Ronny and Tina Murray of Ellijay; his brothers, J.W. Murray of Baxley and Freddie Murray of Surrency; his grandchildren Will Murray of Douglasville, Brooke Jaye of Douglasville, Stan Murray of Palmetto, Brandi Cofer Freeman of Sparta, Trey Cofer of North Augusta, South Carolina, Chris Poole of Sparta, Wayne Murray of Bremen, Wesley Murray of Douglasville and Autumn Murray of Ringgold; great-grandchildren, Addie and Mackenzie Murray, Murray and Braxton Jaye, Carolina and Wyatt Murray, Gage Freeman, Jace Cofer, Scout Murray and Arya Murray; his sister-in-law, Erma Murray of Surrency; and many nieces and nephews also survive.
We are still providing services to our families based on CDC COVID-19 guidelines. A private graveside service will be conducted.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home of Douglasville is in charge of the arrangements. 770-942-2311.
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