Gary Roger Murphy

January 27, 1949 ~ September 8, 2019 (age 70)


Gary Roger Murphy 
Gary was born January 27, 1949 in Rifle Colorado to Dolly Jackson and James Sterling Murphy.  He passed away peacefully with his loved ones by his side.
He graduated from Grand Junction High School with the class of 1967.  Gary was a master plumber by trade.  He owned and operated Murphy's Plumbing and Heating which he founded in the 1970's. He was a respected business man and member of the community.  
He enjoyed everything outdoors.  He spent his life boating, hunting and fishing with his family and friends. He found great joy later in life by creating art in oil paintings.  He religiously followed all the sports and activities of his grand children. 
Gary was preceded in death by his mother Dolly Jackson and sister Linda Miracle.
He is survived by daughters Mindy(Jack) Baldwin, Michelle Jensen and cherished by his grand children Paige Baldwin, Brianna Baldwin, Megan Jensen, Logan(Taylor) Jensen and great-grand daughter Alexis. Brother's and sisters: Kenneth(Joann) Murphy, Phyllis(John) Bolsinger, Christine(Dean) Watson, Glendale(Mary) Chamberlain, Laura Cross, and Scott(Tina) Haynes.  
A celebration of his life will be held at Victory Life Church on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 11:00AM.
2066 Highway 6 & 50, Fruita CO  81521

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