Obituary of Roy Murray
Funeral Services for Roy Murray, age 76, of San Augustine County, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday. April 10, 2019, in the Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel, with Bro. Leo Wright officiating. Interment will be in the Magnolia Springs Cemetery in San Augustine County. Visitation will be from the hours of 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday evening, at Wyman Roberts Funeral Home, 316 West Columbia Street, San Augustine, Texas.
Roy was born to Norma and Bentley Murray on November 29, 1942, in Palacios, Texas, and passed from this life Sunday evening, April 7, 2019, in San Augustine. He served in the United States Army and was retired after 32 years from Santa Fe Railroad as a truck driver/trackman. He was a member of the San Augustine Redland Masonic Lodge #3 where he served as past master. Roy was well known for making homemade sausage and loved hunting and fishing being an avid outdoorsman, and above all, he loved spending time with his family and for 40 plus years served as a Deacon for the Magnolia Springs Missionary Baptist Church.
Those who are left to cherish his memory include, his beloved wife of 52 years, Patsy Murray of San Augustine; sons, Brent Murray of San Augustine; Brad Murray and his wife, Patty of Maine; his beloved grandchildren, Abby Murray of San Augustine and Nicholas and Megan Murray of Maine; brothers, Gaylon Murray and wife, Cindy of San Augustine County, Hughlon Murray of Chireno; Kenneth Murray of Chireno and Gerald Murray and his wife, Yvonne of Chireno; sisters, Lynda Jo Layton and her husband, Clifton of Lufkin and Letta Shaver and her husband, Larry of Garland, along with numerous nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
He is preceded in death by his beloved parents, Norma and Bentley Murray; his brother, Bennis Murray.
Serving as pallbearers will include, Randy Runnels, Barry Welch, Cliff Holloway, Clifton Layton, Lance Conn, and Weston Marshall; Honorary Pallbearers will include, Jack Marshall, Frank Marshall, Roland Marshall, Robert Marshall, Tim Cunningham, and Curtis Bridges.