Monday, October 17th, 2011
Roy A. McMurray, 96, of St. Marys, died at 2 a.m. Oct. 16, 2011, at his home.
He was born Feb. 4, 1915, in Celina to Arthur and Imogene Eshelman McMurray. On Sept. 3, 1980, he married Norma Jean Horn Turner, who survives.
Also surviving are three stepsons, Gene (Gretchen) Turner, St. Marys, Ted Turner, Celina, and Joe Douglas (Faye) Turner, George Town, Ky.; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a stepdaughter, Lana Turner; five brothers, Charles, Donald, William, David and Richard McMurray; and three sisters, Mary Eberle, Ruth Brodbeck and Betty Bolts.
A former carpenter, he was a member of Hillsdale Baptist Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9289, American Legion Post 323 and the Disabled American Veterans, all of St. Marys. He was a 1935 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School and a World War II veteran, serving with the U.S. Army from 1940 to 1946.
Services are 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Cisco Funeral Home, St. Marys, Pastor Harold Liess officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys, with graveside rites conducted by the VFW.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the VFW conducting a service at 7 p.m.
Contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Condolences may be left at www.ciscofuneralhome.com.