Alvin W. Murphy Jr., 65, of Clarksburg, WV, passed away on Friday, August 30, 2019 at home. He was born in Baltimore, MD on March 1, 1954, a son of the late Alvin Murphy Sr. and Doris E. Hawk Murphy of Nutter Fort.
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In addition to his mother Alvin is survived by his step-mother, Ernestine “Fay” Murphy of Clarksburg; son, Alvin W. Murphy III; siblings: William Murphy of Clarksburg, Leroy Murphy of Clarksburg, Mabel Atkins of Moundsville, Charlie Murphy of Clarksburg, Shawn Murphy (Angie) of Clarksburg, Trena Bates (David) of Clarksburg, Jeanette Shreves (William) of Sutton, and Richard Goodebiddle of Clarksburg; sister-in-law, Rosealee Jenkins of Clarksburg; nieces and nephews: Becky Mann, Stephen and Dorothy Mann, Austin Murphy, Matty Murphy, Michael and Melisa Swiger, Billy Shreves, Michael Shreves, Leslie Jenkins, and David Jenkins; great nieces and nephews: Luke Mann, Jesse Mann, Jaxon Mann, Kelly Mann, Cassidy Mann, Michael Swiger, and Katlyn Jenkins.
In addition to his father Alvin was preceded in death by his long-time companion, Joyce Blasingame on March 11, 2009.
After graduating high school Alvin worked for The Op Shop in Fairmont and later retired from the mailroom with the Exponent Telegram. Alvin enjoyed camping with Joyce, playing cards with family and friends, and also bowling. He also liked watching wrestling, the game show network, and westerns.
Alvin’s wishes for cremation will be honored and a Celebration of Life will be held at Davis-Weaver Funeral Home 329 E. Main Street Clarksburg, WV, on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 10am until the memorial service time at 11am with Rev. Michael Burge presiding. Private Inurnment will take place at the Jarvisville Cemetery. Online condolences, www.davisweaverfuneralhome.com The Davis-Weaver Funeral Home is honored to serve the Murphy Family during this time.