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Fred Leon Murphey
July 16, 1935 ~ February 3, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old
Fred was born July 16, 1935 in Filer Idaho to Lei and Dollie (Doramus) Murphey and passed away Feb. 3, 2024 in Caldwell Idaho.
Fred was raised in Kuna and graduated from Kuna High School and Boise Junior College. He enlisted in the Army Jan. 1955.
Fred married Karen Robertson in November of 1958. They were later divorced and remained friends.
Fred is survived by his son, Larry Murphey, and two daughters, Kelly Murphey Glenn (Geoff), Kathy Murphey Schneider (Loren), and one grandson Lucas Murphey Glenn, sister Bettylou Winchester, brother Abigah Murphey, Ronnie Murphey, and numerous nieces and nephews
Fred was preceded in death by his parents Dollie and Lei Murphey, brothers Frank and Francis and sister Bobby Prettyman.
His hobbies included farming and ranching. He could be found at the local livestock auctions or grabbing coffee with local farmers. He enjoyed going on walks with his dog, shoveling weeds, and spending time with family and friends.
He also enjoyed hunting, camping, family dinners and holidays. He spent many hours as a mechanic and a fabricator.
Graveside services only. In lieu of flowers, make a donation to your favorite charity.
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Thursday February 15, 2024 10:00 AM Idaho State Veterans Cemetery