Nesbit Charles Murphy, Jr.

Augusta,GA – Mr. Nesbit Charles Murphy, Jr., 82, entered into rest Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at University Hospital.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, at 2:00 pm in the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend Steve Patteson officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of  his Sunday School Class.

Mr. Murphy was preceeded in death by his wife Jettie Newsome Murphy and a brother William Murphy.

Survivors include his daughter, Karen Eagle of Augusta, GA; grandchildren, Jamie Gornowitch, and her husband Dan of St. Claire Shores, MI, Kristina Mercer and her husband Robert of Mt. Sterling, KY, Angela Eagle and Mark’e Eagle both of Detroit, MI; great-grandchildren, Katrina, Callisto, Daniel and Apollo; sisters, Catherine Easter and her husband Benny of N. Augusta, SC and Martha Beckum and her husband Larry of Wrens; brothers, Richard Murphy and his wife Linda of Thomson, Michael Murphy and his wife Dale of Lincolnton, GA and Jerry Murphy of Augusta; step-mother, Ruth Murphy of Augusta, step-children, Bobby McTeir of Thomson, GA and Vicky Nichols of Nebo, NC.

Mrs. Murphy was born in Augusta to the late Nesbit and Leona Beverly Murphy, Sr.. He was a US Navy veteran and was a member ofHillcrestBaptistChurch, George Walton Lodge No. 699 and the IBEW Local 1579.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations to the CSRA Humane Soceity 425 Wood Street Augusta, GA  30904.

The family will receive friends on Monday from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M., at the funeral home.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta,Georgia 30906.

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