Rural 07

John Sims Murray, Jr.

June 21, 1955 ~ September 12, 2021 (age 66)


John Sims Murray, Jr., widower of Dorothy Childers Murray, of Harleyville, entered into eternal rest September 12, 2021 at Trident Medical Center.

Graveside Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Thursday at Indian Field United Methodist Church Cemetery with Pastor Howard Proveaux and Rev. Douglas Marchant officiating.  Visitation will be an hour before the service.

Johnny was born on June 21, 1955 in Orangeburg, a son of the late John Sims Murray, Sr and Bernice Marchant Murray Jacobs.  He was a graduate of Harleyville Ridgeville High School, a heavy equipment operator for OL Thompson Construction and a former cement plant employee.  He was a member of Indian Field United Methodist Church.  He was predeceased by a brother, Roger William Murray; step-brothers, Ronnie Jacobs, James Jacobs and Roger Jacobs; and step-grandchildren, Josh Savage and Carl Alewine.        

Surviving is a son, John Sims Murray, III, Harleyville; step-son, John Cecil (Theresa) Savage, Dorchester; step-daughters, Alice (James) Clark, Brenda (Ricky) Littell and Barbara Annette (John) Moody, all of Harleyville; grandchildren, Brandon Clark, Jordan Clark, Chris Sible, Jennifer Minus, John Savage, James Savage, Jeremy Savage, Kayla Fralix, David Fralix, John Moody, Jr., Angel Moody, Kevin Moody, Victoria Murray and John S. Murray, IV; and great-grandchildren, Hailey Sible, Brittany Harlow, Chris Sible,Jr., Andsley Connor, Gavin Thorpe, Jaycee Kopatch, Maggie Kopatch, Buck Kopatch, John Moody, III, Jacob Moody, July Moody, Josie Moody, Harley Moody, Kevin Moody, Jr., Hugo Moody, Zachary Moody, Julian Minus, Tristan Minus, Jaxson Minus, John John Savage, Kloey Savage, Joseph Savage, Aubree Savage, Kinzlee Savage, Ashton Wagers, Stella Savage, A’Rihanna Coleman, Gabriella Wamer, Kayden Fralix, Chenoa Smith, Anastasia Alewine, Isabella Alewine and Jacob Scott; sisters, Betty M. Childers and Cindy M. Childers; a brother, Jeffery (Betty) Murray; and a step-brother, Lloyd "Cookie" (Nicole) Jacobs.

Memorials may be made to St. George Pentecostal Holiness Church, 110 Reed Street, St. George, SC 29477.

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September 16, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Indian Field United Methodist Church Cemetery

Graveside Service
September 16, 2021

11:00 AM
Indian Field United Methodist Church Cemetery

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