Obituary for Frank Gilbert Murphy
FRANK G. MURPHY 81, of Sutherlin, Oregon passed away Monday, September 4, 2017. He was born January 31, 1936 in Cleveland, Ohio to Francis G. and Elizabeth M. Murphy. Frank graduated from Burbank High in 1954 and from Valley Jr. College with an AA degree in 1958. He married Aida Corona who he met in the first grade. Frank served in the US Army in Germany during the Korean Conflict. He had lived in Cleveland, Ohio, Burbank, California, Sunland, California, Grants Pass, Oregon and for the past 10 years in Sutherlin, Oregon. Frank worked as a Claims Adjuster for various companies for 13 years, a salesman for Sears for 7 years, a driver and warehouseman for Gold River Distributors until he retired in 1998. He was a member of the Grants Pass Elks and St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sutherlin. Frank enjoyed playing chess, working Sudoku puzzles, watching football, camping, hiking and traveling in the RV. Survivors include his wife of 63 years Aida Murphy of Sutherlin, Oregon; sons Anthony Murphy and his wife Christine of Winchester, Tennessee and Matthew Murphy of Lake Havasu City, Arizona; sister Mary Murphy of Sutherlin, Oregon; one grandchild, 2 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Private cremation rites have been held. A Memorial Mass will be held Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 9:00 AM at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Graveside services with military honors will be held Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 11:00 am at Roseburg National Cemetery. Father Manuel Compos will officiate. Please visit www.sutherlinchapeloftherosesfh.com to leave the family fond memories and condolences.