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Harry V. Murray

Harry V.

September 21, 1917
May 12, 2017

Visitation 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - Day Macz Funeral Home - Patoka
Funeral 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - Day Macz Funeral Home - Patoka

Harry V. Murray, 99, of Patoka, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017 at Odin Health Care Center. He was born the son of Roy and Lizzie (Cole) Murray on September 21, 2017 in Fayette Twp. He married Bessie Alexander on June 16, 1936 in Fayette Co. She preceded him in death in 2005.

Survivors include his loving children Jerry Murray, wife Dixie of Kell and Linda Hanks, husband Mark of DuQuoin; 12 cherished grandchildren, 3 step-great-grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, 11 step-great-grandchildren, 29 great-great-grandchildren; 11 step-great-great-grandchildren, sister Patty Bland of Central City; and 9 nieces and nephews.

In addition to being preceded in death by his wife, Bessie; he was preceded in death by both of his parents, his son Vinis Murray, daughter Wanda Jett, brothers Harold, Clyde, Ernie, Glen Ray, and sister Thelma Alexander.
Harry was a dairy and grain farmer in the Fayette area for most all of his adult life.

Survives will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Day Macz Funeral Home in Patoka with Jim McGrew officiating. Burial will follow at Pratt Cemetery in rural Patoka. Friends and relatives are invited to attend visiting hours from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2017 and one hour prior to the services on Wednesday at the funeral home. The family requests that memorial contributions in Harry’s memory be made to Pratt Cemetery. On-line condolences and memories of Harry may be shared with the family at or on their Facebook page.