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Bruce A. Murray

April 9, 1920 February 16, 2018
Bruce A. Murray
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Bruce A Murray
April 9, 1920 - February 16, 2018

Mr. Bruce A. Murray, age 97, of Chamblee, Georgia, passed away at his home on Friday, February 16, 2018. He was born on April 9, 1920 in Savannah, Georgia. He graduated from Commercial High School in Savannah in 1939 and worked as a locomotive fireman for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad.

In 1942 at the age of 22 he joined the Army and served in the Philippine Islands during World War II. He was wounded in action and discharged in 1945. In 1946, he married Frances Sue Dobson and together they raised three children in Savannah and later moved to the Chamblee area.

Mr. Murray is survived by his daughter Cyndi Morrison, her husband Jesse of Marietta, his son, Craig Murray and his wife, Sally of Lawrenceville; grandchildren, Michael Murray and wife, Shea of Mcdonough, Shannon Murray, Erin Murray and Shane Morrison; great-grandchildren, Cheyenne Murray and Avery Murray.

Mr. Murray was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Dobson Murray and their son, Bruce along with his wife, Ellen B. Murray.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, February 18, 2018 at 12:00 noon from the Cool Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Tate, Georgia.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home and Crematory of Jasper.

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Cool Springs Cemetery

4671 Highway 53 East
Tate, Georgia 30177

Cool Springs Cemetery
4671 Highway 53 East Tate 30177 Georgia
United States

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