August 29 1939 June 15 2019
James “Jim”‘s Obituary James William Murphy, 79 of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday June 15, 2019 at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy. Services: 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Teahen Funeral Home by Chaplain Joe Kane. Burial: Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Friends and relatives may visit with the family on Wednesday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Teahen Funeral Home prior to the service. Jim is survived by his daughter, Kathy Murphy of Cedar Rapids; his son, Michael (Kerry) Murphy and grandsons Ben and Will Murphy all of Austin, TX; sisters, Sr. Peg Murphy of Cedar Rapids and Mary Murphy of Bend, OR. He was preceded in death by his parents. Jim was born on August 29, 1939 in Cedar Rapids, son of Emmett and Ann Mc Meel Murphy. He graduated St. Patrick High School and received a degree in business from Mt. Mercy University. He was an Army veteran, and after retirement he enjoyed working with his hands in woodworking, painting and creating beautiful pieces with stained glass. Jim loved Ireland and all things Irish. But above all he enjoyed his family and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. The family would like to thank the Keystone Cedars staff and the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy staff for their wonderful care. Memorials may be directed to the family to be distributed to Jim’s favorite organizations. Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of James Jim William Murphy August 29 1939 June 15 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Cedar Rapids, state: Iowa