SALEM, Ohio – Lorin Murphy, 71 of Salem passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at his home.
Lorin was born in Alliance on February 5, 1945 the son of the late Merrell and Eunice (Dillon) Murphy.
He retired after 20 years in the United States Navy.
Lorin enjoyed building computers and was an avid follower of Jesus Christ and made a point to testify to as many people as he could.
Survivors include his brothers, Daryl Murphy of Alliance, Larry Murphy of Salem, Melvin (BJ) Murphy of New Philadelphia and Carl Murphy of Alliance; sisters, Sheryl (Jack) Wildland of Alliance, Karen (Dale) Fay of North Benton and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday November 5, 2016 at 12:30 p.m. at Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Kimball officiating.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday one hour prior to the service from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Burial will take place at Highland Memorial Park in Beloit.
Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home Sebring, OH (330) 938-2526.
A television tribute will air Thursday, November 3 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV, 8:41 a.m. MyYTV, 9:58 a.m. on FOX, 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.