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David J Murphy
August 9, 1945  -  August 11, 2017


David J. Murphy, 72, of Texas City, passed away Friday, August 11, 2017 at Seabreeze nursing home.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at Emken-Linton Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Galveston Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City.

David was born August 9, 1945 in Houston, Texas. He was employed with Maxwell House Coffee for 10 Years. He spent 27 years at BP Refinery in Texas City and retired in 2006. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. After retirement, he was employed by Texas Parks and Wildlife as a youth fishing coordinator at Galveston Island State Park.

He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Lloyd Murphy and Bobby Murphy and sister, Marjanie Minocchi.

Survivors include his loving wife of 42 years, Glenda Murphy; daughter, Cynthia Knape and husband Steve; sons, Michael Robinson, Stevenn Robinson and Brian Murphy; nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Pallbearers are Louis Ripoll, Mike Folse, Steve Knape, Andy Folse, Chad Knape and Jason Jordan.

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