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In Memory of

James David Murphy

November 13, 1929 - November 17, 2016

Obituary


Dr. James (Jim) David Murphy II was born November 13th, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan to Elliott and Celeste Murphy. His life came to a peaceful close on November 19th, 2016 at his home in Palm Beach Gardens, FL surrounded by his loving family. Jim is survived by his wife, Margaret (Peggy Whiteman) and their five children: Margaret, James III (Julia), John FX, Elizabeth McNish (John), and Christopher (Elizabeth), as well as his grandchildren, James IV, Matthew, Julia, Christian, Jack (McNish) and Luella. Jim was preceded in death by his brothers Joseph (Trinh Cunningham) and Norman...

Dr. James (Jim) David Murphy II was born November 13th, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan to Elliott and Celeste Murphy. His life came to a peaceful close on November 19th, 2016 at his home in Palm Beach Gardens, FL surrounded by his loving family. Jim is survived by his wife, Margaret (Peggy Whiteman) and their five children: Margaret, James III (Julia), John FX, Elizabeth McNish (John), and Christopher (Elizabeth), as well as his grandchildren, James IV, Matthew, Julia, Christian, Jack (McNish) and Luella. Jim was preceded in death by his brothers Joseph (Trinh Cunningham) and Norman and Norman's wife, Sarah. He leaves two brothers, Robert and Lawrence (Jurate) and a sister Jeanne. Above all else, Jim was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle and great friend to many. He took tremendous pride in his Jesuit Education as well as the time he served as a medic during the Korean War. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated, in Jim's honor, at 11:00 AM on Monday, November 28th at St Paul of the Cross Catholic Church, 10970 Jack Nicklaus Drive, North Palm Beach, FL. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Jesuits Midwest @ jesuitsmidwest.org, Hospice of Palm Beach County @ hpbcf.org, or Our Lady of Florida @ ourladyofflorida.org. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/palmbeachpost/obituary.