David Ray “Tiny” Murphy, 72, of Savannah, died on Tuesday, July 9, at Â Jackson Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tenn.Â
He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late David Morris and Vannie Richards Murphy. Â He was united in marriage to Louise Scott who, survives.
Mr. Murphy worked for Price-Kirby Shell Station and was a self-employed electrician and plumber and retired from Pickwick Landing State Park. He was a member of Olivet Pentecostal Church.
Services were held on Thursday, July 11, at 1 p.m. at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah Â with Harrell D. Conaway and Wallace Frazier officiating. Burial followed in the Neill Cemetery at Savannah.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, David Ray Murphy; two daughters, Kathy Moon and Donna Lorine Murphy Thomas, all of Savannah; stepson, Lewis Collins of Savannah; stepdaughter, Teresa Cupples of Selmer; five grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; five stepgreat-grandchildren.