William “Billy” T. Murphy, Sr.

Martinez, GA – William “Billy” T. Murphy, Sr., 80, husband of the late Ruby Widener Murphy, entered into rest Wednesday, August 1, 2018. at his residence.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 4, 2018, at 1:00 PM from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend Wade Trimmer officiating.

Interment will follow in Westview Cemetery.

Mr. Murphy, son of the late Mitchell Murphy and Myrtle Whitaker, was born in Greenwood, SC. He was a pipe fitter and worked for Local #150 for 62 years. He loved to travel, to fish, to grow roses, and his place at the lake. He was an avid NASCAR fan.

He was preceded in death by his sons, Mitchell “Mitch” David Murphy, and William “Bill” Thomas Murphy, Jr.

He is survived by his daughters, Julie Bagwell (Eddie Ward), of Augusta, Judy Goolsby Costigan (Steve), of Augusta, and Laura McCook (Wendell), of Augusta; his brother, Frank Murphy (Gloria), of Augusta; his sisters, Lois McKie, of North Augusta, Martha Shurling, of FL, and Hazel English, of Martinez; his sister in law, Betty Gracey, of Grovetown; eleven grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren, and three great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, Shane McCook, Ryan McCook, Patrick Goolsby, Adam Murphy, Patrick Shaw, Cody Bagwell, and Jason Nixon.

The family extends special thanks to all the nurses of PCM for their care and comfort for their Daddy.

The family will receive friends Friday, August 3, 2018, from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

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

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