Wayne Allen Murphy, 52, of 1785 Harrodsburg Rd., Lawrenceburg, died Friday, May 15, 1998, at his residence.
A native of Spencer County, he was the son of Nellie Norton Murphy of Lawrenceburg and the late George Alfred Murphy.
He was a mechanic for Lawrenceburg Transfer for 20 years, a member of the Mayo Christian Church and the Anderson County Sportsman Club.
Survivors include: his wife, Frances Lucille Watts Murphy, Lawrenceburg; his mother, Nellie Norton Murphy, Lawrenceburg; one daughter, Mrs. David (Julie) Cubert, Lawrenceburg; one step daughter, Mrs. Anthony (Eva) Lathrem, Salvisa; two step sons, William Ray Bast, Simpsonville, and Roger Elmore Bast, Lebanon; three brothers, Rodney Murphy, Washington County, John W. Murphy and James Murphy, both of Anderson County; three sisters, Rachel Robinson, Burgin, Sue Ritchey and Edie Murphy, both of Lawrenceburg; one half-brother, Walter Hahn, Spencer County, one half-sister, Lucille Stratton, Harrodsburg; two grandchildren, 11 step-grandchildren and one step great grandchild. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Laura Murphy, a brother, Ben Murphy, and a sister, Geraldine Murphy.
Funeral services were held Sunday, May 17, at First Baptist Church, Lawrenceburg, with Bro. Jeff Eaton. Bro. Bob C. Jones, and Bobby Montgomery officiating. Burial was in Murphy Cemetery, Anderson County.
Pallbearers were John McKinney, Don Richardson, Jim Disponett, Johnny Caldwell, Jimmy Cox, and Roger Caldwell. Honorary bearers were Roy Soard, Marvin Puckett, John B. Ripy, John R. Catlett, Lynn Robinson, Mike Shryock, Wayne Phillips, Doug Dennis, Rick Summers, and Jimmy Shelton.
Gash Memorial Chapel, Lawrenceburg was in charge of arrangements.
[Harrodsburg Herald, May 21, 1998]