J.D. Jerry Murray

J.D. Jerry Murray, 81, of Ash Grove passed away Monday March 25, 2019 at his home. The remains have been cremated.
He was born to Claude and Ethel (Bohannon) Mur- ray on Nov. 26, 1937 in Springfield.
Murray proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps.
Following his time in the Marine Corps he met and married Karen Klann in 1961. They shared 58 years together and raised three boys.
Murray worked for O’Reilly Automotive for 12 years, Harry Cooper Supply Co. for 17 years and Dayton Rubber for a short time. He also owned a farm and was a cattleman.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
Murray is survived by: his wife Karen; sons, Gary (Angie) Murray of Amber Okla., Keith Murray of Ash Grove and Kenny Murray of Ash Grove; three grand- children; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held Saturday April 6, 2019, in Sac River Event Center from 10-12 p.m. Private services will be held at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield under the direction of Birch Funeral Home of Ash Grove. Memorials may be made to the cancer fund.


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