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Richard W. "Dick" Murphy

October 24, 1946 October 31, 2019
Richard W. "Dick" Murphy
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Obituary for Richard W. "Dick" Murphy

Richard W. "Dick" Murphy, age 73, U.S. Air Force reservist, a resident of Warrenville, IL, formerly of Naperville, IL 1978-2005, passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at his home after battling a brain tumor. He was born on October 24, 1946 in Minneapolis, MN.

Beloved husband of Jacqueline A. "Jackie" Murphy (nee Maybach), whom he married July 5, 1980, loving father of Patrick (Ashley) Murphy of Frankfort, IL, adored grandfather of Grayson and Elsie Murphy, devoted son of the late William and Lucille (nee Camuel) Murphy, dear brother of the late Roger Murphy and the late Marylyn Murphy, son-in-law of Malcolm and Marilynn Maybach, brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle and friend of many.

Dick grew up in Minneapolis, was a 1964 graduate of Washburn High School and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis, in 1971. He began his work career in sales at Texaco, Duluth, MN, later worked as a manufacturer's rep in the fastener industry and went on to found DLP Coatings Inc., Elk Grove Village, IL in 1985, which he continued to operate with his son, Patrick until his passing. Dick was a member of Wheatland Salem United Methodist Church in Naperville. He was an avid dog lover and loved spending time with his two beautiful grandchildren.

Visitation Thursday, November 7, 2019, 4:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL.

Family and friends will meet Friday, November 8th for a 10:30 AM funeral service at Wheatland Salem United Methodist Church, 1852 95th St., Naperville, IL 60564, (630) 904-1035 with Rev. Jennifer Wilson officiating.

A luncheon reception will follow at the church.

Future inurnment: Wheatland Township Cemetery, Naperville.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Dick's memory may be made to:

Wheatland Salem United Methodist Church, 1852 95th St., Naperville, IL 60564, (630) 904-1035, wheatlandsalem.org

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213 or visit www.friedrich-jones.com


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Visitation

Thursday

7

Nov

4:00 PM 11/7/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/7/2019 8:00:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Service

Friday

8

Nov

10:30 AM 11/8/2019 10:30:00 AM
Wheatland Salem United Methodist Church

1852 95th Street
Naperville, IL 60564

Wheatland Salem United Methodist Church
1852 95th Street Naperville 60564 IL
United States

Reception

Friday

8

Nov

11:30 AM 11/8/2019 11:30:00 AM
Wheatland Salem United Methodist Church

1852 95th Street
Naperville, IL 60564

Wheatland Salem United Methodist Church
1852 95th Street Naperville 60564 IL
United States

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Wheatland Salem United Methodist Church

1852 95th Street
Naperville, IL 60564
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