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John D. Murphey

John D. Murphey passed away Jan. 26, 2023. A funeral service was held Feb. 1 at Jones Funeral Service Chapel with Judge Ray Jone officiating. Interment followed at Point Enterprise Cemetry with Seth Norris, Bryce Sterling, David Murphey, Ryan Burkhart, Daniel Beldin and Parker Murphy serving as pallbearers.

John was born May 25, 1971.

John was a 1989 graduate of Mexia High School and was employed by Shell USA Inc. since 2012. Previously, John spent years as an EMT, paramedic, police officer and safety representative. He enjoyed time with his family, hunting, shooting sports and, designing custom knives, Silverback Customs.

John loved his family and was so proud of his children.

Son of late Bobby Murphey and Darlene (Jerry) Archer, all of Mexia. He was preceded in death by grandparents Donald (Pookie) and Mary Ann Shamblin, John and Irene Murphey, John Ray and Margaret Archer and aunts Doris Shamblin and Wanda McKinney.

John is survived by his wife, Angelle; children Raven (Ryan) Burkhart, Seth Norris and Ryan Murphey; grandchildren, Sophia Norris and Cayden Burkhart; and furbaby, Nina. As well as siblings Robert Murphey, Megan (Danny) Beldi, Michael Murphey, Jami Archer and Matthew Murphy; nieces and nephews, Amber (Grady) Maddox, Ashley Murphey, Bryce Sterling, Alexis Beldin, Ropry Murphery, Daniel Beldin, David Murphey, Parker Murphery and Rhyan Archer-Good; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and great nieces and nephews.



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