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Les Murphy, 68, Casey County, KY (1947-2016)

He was a paralegal and attended the Church of Christ. Les loved politics and was a law clerk for Judge James Weddle. He was a former EMT for the Casey EMS and a former Lexington Police officer and EKU Police officer. He was a native of Casey County and was a resident of the county at the time of his death. His wife of 34 years, Gerry Fay Dalton Murphy, survives. He leaves eight direct and two step living descendants.
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Les Murphy passed away Saturday, April 9, 2016 at his home in Casey County, KY. He was 68.

Funeral services are 1pmCT/2pmET, Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Robert Atwood and Bro. Roger Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in Murphy Cemetery. Visitation is 5pm-8pmCT/6pm-9pmET, Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home and will continue Wednesday from 7amCT/8amET, until funeral service.

Pallbearers are Junior, Cody, and Casey Weddle, Roger Thompson, Dustin McAfee, and Ronnie Joe Eads.

Les Murphy, 68, Casey County, KY (1947-2016)

Born June 26, 1947 in Casey County, KY, he was the son of the late Wesley Thomas Murphy and Carmen Earcel Mason Murphy. He died Saturday, April 9, 2016, in Casey County, KY, at the age of 68 years, nine months, and 13 days.

He was a paralegal and attended the Church of Christ. Les loved politics and was a law clerk for Judge James Weddle. He was a former EMT for the Casey EMS and a former Lexington Police officer and EKU Police officer.

Survivors include his wife, Gerry Faye Dalton Murphy, whom he married November 24, 1981, and the following:
  • A son: Donavan Murphy of Frankfort, KY

  • Two step-sons: Andrew (and Sharon) Richardson of Liberty, KY; and Aaron Richardson of Monticello, KY

  • A daughter: Nikki (and William) Wethington of Liberty, KY

  • Six grandchildren: Ashely, Zach, Hunter, Autumn, and Thomas Richardson and Lauren Wethington

  • Three sisters: Dorothy Watson of Lawrenceburg, Indiana; Mary Ann (and Les) Russell of Liberty, KY; and Ina Faye (and Ronald) Eads of Franklin, Indiana

  • And sister-in-law: Georgeanna Murphy of Liberty, KY
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Wesley "Buck" Murphy.

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McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY

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