Robert ìBobî Murphy of Hendersonville passed away Saturday evening, September 24, 2011.
Born in El Paso, TX, he was the son of the late Emmett and Edith Gunter Murphy.
He had proudly served his country in the US Army as a Staff Sargeant before beginning his employment with the Federal Government as a Law Enforcement Officer with the Drug Enforcement Administration.
He retired in 1990 after 20 years of service. Following his retirement, he relocated from Houston, TX to Henderson County in 2002.
Bob was a devoted husband, loving father, and caring friend.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Shirley K. Murphy; children, Jeffrey W. Murphy and wife, Enid, of OH, Cynthia L. Stokes of Pensacola, FL, and Jennifer S. Scott of Pensacola, FL; step-daughter, Terri L. Richman and husband, Rod, of Las Vegas, NV; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and sister, Sue Ellen Drake and husband, Gary, of Candler.
No services are planned.
Memorial contributions may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.