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Richard G. Murphy

Richard G. Murphy, 75, of Mt. Vernon, died at 1:55 a.m. Tuesday, 
June 28, 2005, at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon. He 
was a bookkeeper for Wielt Plumbing and was an antique dealer for 
several years. 

Mr. Murphy was born April 30, 1930, in Mt. Vernon to Recil G. and Archie 
M. (Green) Murphy. 

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Mt. Vernon 
Memorial Gardens in Mt. Vernon. The Rev. Mike Steed will officiate. Burial 
will take place at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Mt. Vernon. 

Mr. Murphy is survived by a niece; Lisa Ann Curtis of Mt. Vernon, a nephew; 
Michael A. Wilkerson and wife Toni of Sutters Creek, Calif.; two great-nephews; 
and three cousins. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Patricia Ann Curtis. 

Mr. Murphy was a member of Logan Street Baptist Church and a member of the 
church choir. 

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be given to Logan Baptist 
Church and will be accepted at the chapel service or may be mailed to 
Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. Arrangements have 
been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call 
242-3348 for further information.

Date: 1 Jul 2005
Source: Register-News
Submitted by:  Robert W. Loman

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