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David " Bear Man" Wayne Murphy

Died: February 23, 2018

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 Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Service Information

Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Time: 4:00 pm

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


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