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Bob Murphy

April 5, 1937 ~ November 19, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Bob Murphy Obituary

Bob Murphy, 86, of Burlington, died Sunday, November 19, 2023, at the Southeast Iowa Regional Hospice House in West Burlington.

Born April 5, 1937, in Burlington, IA, he was the son of Kenneth H. and Jeanette Kiersey Murphy. On November 21, 1964, he married Judith Rhodes.
Bob proudly served his country as a member of the United States Air Force from 1956-1962.

Bob was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Burlington. He enjoyed roller skating, where he met the love of his life. Bob always made a point to attend as many of his children’s and grandchildren’s musical and sporting events as possible. It was well known that his children and his grandchildren were everything to him. In addition to spending time with friends and family, you could find Bob farming or admiring a few Allis Chalmers tractors.

Survivors include his wife, Judith; children, Derrick Murphy of Burlington, Craig (Esther) Murphy of Burlington, and Robin (Daniel) Adami of Arizona; 8 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; siblings, Dennis Murphy of Burlington and Jennifer Murphy of Burlington; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Mike and Albert.
Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh Crematory.

Visitation with the family to receive friends will be 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Saturday, December 30, 2023 at Grace United Methodist Church.

The Memorial Service for Mr. Murphy will be 3:00 PM Saturday, December 30, 2023 at Grace United Methodist Church, Burlington with Pastor Tamara Wirt officiating. Burial will take place at a later date.

Memorials have been established for Southeast Iowa Regional Hospice House, and Grace United Methodist Church.

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Services

Family Receive Friends
Saturday
December 30, 2023

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Grace United Methodist Church
1100 Angular
Burlington, IA 52601

Memorial Service
Saturday
December 30, 2023

3:00 PM
Grace United Methodist Church
1100 Angular
Burlington, IA 52601

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