Robert H. Murphy
March 21, 1932 ‒ January 27, 2021
Robert H. Murphy, age 88 of Delaware passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at Riverside Methodist Hospital following a brief illness.
He was born on March 21, 1932, in Lincoln County, Tennessee to the late Porter and Bessie (Hayes) Murphy. Robert was a US Army Veteran who proudly served his country. Before retiring in 1996, he worked as a material handler with the former Fruehauf Trailer Corporation for over 23 years.
Robert was a member of the Teamsters and Second Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, taking long drives, and a good cold beer. He treasured his family, especially his grandchildren, and will be remembered for his caring ways.
On September 20, 1955, he married the former Maggie M. (Eddins), and together they shared 47 wonderful years until her passing in 2003.
Those left to cherish his memory include son Robert “Shawn” (Adrienne) Murphy of Delaware, grandson Robert “Jordan” (Brittany) Murphy, step-grandson Nicholas (Jessica) Miller, great-grandchildren Hudson Miller, nieces, nephews, and extended family.
He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter Bristol Delaney Miller, 3 brothers, and 3 sisters.
Friends may call Saturday, February 6th from 9:00 -10:00 am at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Dr. at W. William St., Delaware, Ohio 43015. Graveside services will follow 11:30 am at Kingwood Memorial Park, Lewis Center, Ohio 43035, with Pastor Michael Curtis officiating.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com