In loving Memory Harold Murphy December 05, 1940 – May 09, 2023
Harrell Leon Murphy was born to Alfred and Della Murphy in Wayne County Tennessee on Dec 5 1940. Known by his family and friends as Harold or “Murf”. He moved to Florida around 1948 and grew up in Winter Garden.
At nineteen years of age Harold married Ellen and lived in Ocoee where together they had four children. He later remarried Carolyn “Susie” Michels on March 05, 1990. Throughout their life together Murf and Susie enjoyed trips to Vegas and spending time with their beloved dogs TR, Harley and Princess. Murf enjoyed the outdoors, doing auto paint and body work and was last employed as a welder with Florida Metal Craft.
He was proud to have worked on many large welding projects at the Orlando Science Center, Epcot, Downtown Disney and the Tampa Bay stadium. He was quite the handyman and helped many neighbors and friends in their small community.
Harold is survived by his sister Judy Scott; children Debbie Clark, Lisa Frana, Michael Murphy, Greg Murphy, and step daughter Kimberly Mullins, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Harold’s memory will be cherished by all those who knew him. He touched the lives of so many people and his legacy will live on through the memories he created.