Larry Steven Murray, 65, passed from living on earth to living in heaven Monday, March 27, 2017, following a brief illness. He trusted Christ as his savior and was confident that he would live in eternity with Him. He left a legacy of faith that he passed on to his children and grandchildren.
He was born in Wilmington on Dec. 18, 1951, the son of the late Swindell William Murray Jr. and Mary Odom Murray.
Larry was known for his love for his family, which was matched by their love for him. He and his wife, Margie, were married for 46 years and were inseparable. His joy was found in spending time with his grandchildren, whether it be camping, fishing or flying model planes.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother, Harry L. Murray.
He is survived by his wife, Margie Wells Murray; two sons, Kenneth Murray, and wife, Michelle, of Raleigh and Steven Murray, and his wife, Amber, of Castle Hayne; two brothers, C. Wayne Murray and William F. Murray of Wilmington and five grandchildren, Anna, Jay, Luke, Skyler and Levi.
The family will see friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Sea Lawn Memorial Park, Hampstead.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.
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