Robert Charles Murphy, 71, of Rossville, Georgia, passed peacefully on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at home with family by his side.
Robert loved spending time with his children, grand-children and family. He worked as a self-employed mechanic and he loved cars. His favorite pass times were fishing, horeshoes, or sitting in the sun and having a cold beverage.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willard John Murphy and Opal Janie White Murphy; brothers, Ricky Dale Murphy, Ronald Harry Murphy and Dwight Curtis Murphy; sister, Joyce Ann Murphy.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his sons; Audie Murphy, Nolan Murphy, Eddie Murphy and Eric (Kim) Murphy; daughter, Jamie (Ryan) Williams; brothers, Willard “Zeke” Murphy and Hulen “Murph” Murphy; sisters, Nell Jo Murphy and Kimberly (Robert) Huckabee. Several grandchildren, special grandson Joseph Debord, many great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews will miss him dearly.
The family will have a private memorial service at a later date.
Funeral arrangements are by Tate Funeral Home, LLC, 950 Mel Dixon Lane, Jasper, Tn., 423 942-9500.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.tatefh.com.