David “Bear Man” Wayne Murphy

February 23, 2018
David “Bear Man” Wayne Murphy

David “Bear Man” Wayne Murphy, 61, of Hendersonville, passed away Friday, February 23, 2018.

He was a lifelong resident of Henderson County and a son of G.L. Murphy and the late Norma Blythe Murphy.
David worked most of his life as a carpenter with an artistic flair. He was a compassionate, big-hearted man that lived a simple but very purposeful life. He had a wonderful sense of humor, was a great storyteller and adored animals.

He is survived by his loving wife of 33 years; Sheila Owenby Murphy; father, G.L Murphy; sister, Judy Brittain; brother, Glen Murphy; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be at 4:00pm, Wednesday, February 28, 2018 in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 3-4pm in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Blue Ridge Humane Society, 1214 Greenville Hwy., Hendersonville, NC 28792 or American Heart Association, PO Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216.


Service

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
4:00 PM

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel - Directions
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Visitation

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
3:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel - Directions
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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    Mike "Chopps" Lawing says:
    So sad to learn of David's passing.... We had a lot of good times together, high school, deer hunting, the Hot Brandy & Omega Band days ! Murphy family, my prayers are with you all. Mike "Chopps" Lawing

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