Terry L. 'Moe' Murray

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Terry L. 'Moe' Murray

July 19, 1948 - August 17, 2018

Terry L. 'Moe' Murray Terry L. "Moe" Murray, 70, of Elwood, passed away Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, at Community Parkview Health & Living after an extended illness.
Moe was born in Elwood, on July 19, 1948, to Elbert Murray and Ruby (Musselman) Bray.
Moe graduated from Wendell Willkie High School. Moe started out working for the U.S. Post Office as a mail carrier for five years. Moe then began his career working for the Elwood Police Department as a police officer, serving in the capacity of patrolman, lieutenant of the 3rd shift and also served as assistant police chief. Moe worked for the police department for 21 years before he retired on Oct. 2, 1997.
Moe went on to work for St. Vincent Mercy Hospital security for 15 years, then worked at Howard Community Hospital security for three years.
Moe was a former member of the Eagles Lodge, the Moose Lodge, Elwood Men's Bowling Association, Indiana Central District Trustee for the F.O.P., served as a City Council member at large and was a member of the Board of Works. Moe served as the secretary of F.O.P. #82 for several years.
When he wasn't serving his community Moe enjoyed bowling, taking meticulous care of his lawn. He especially enjoyed mowing his yard. He also enjoyed playing cards with friends, gambling, attending classic car shows, camping with his family, fishing and just spending quality time with his girls. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
Moe is survived by his daughter, Paula Murray of Elwood; daughter, Melissa Murray of Elwood; brother, Darrell (Joyce) Murray of West Columbia, South Carolina; brother, John (Gaby) Murray of Kokomo; sister, Cathy (Rick) Bouldin of Frankfort; sister, Mary Sanders of Kokomo; bonus dad to his daughters and good friend, Mike Ramseyer; bonus daughter, Sarah Madden; bonus son, Clay Huff of Elwood; special cousin, Laney (Geneva) Heater; brother-in-law, Thomas LaPierre of Yorktown; brother-in-law, Douglas LaPierre of Muncie; sister-in-law, Dianne LaPierre of Bloomington; sister-in-law, Gayle LaPierre of Marion; and several nieces and nephews.
Moe was preceded in death by his father, Elbert Murray; mother, Ruby Pauline Bray; mother to his children, Carol LaPierre Murray Ramseyer; brother-in-law, Donald LaPierre Jr.; sister-in-law, Janet LaPierre; father-in-law, Donald LaPierre Sr.; mother-in-law, Shirley LaPierre; and grand dog, Hunter.
Funeral services celebrating Moe's life will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, 1133 S. Anderson St., Elwood, with Rich Leavell officiating. Private family burial will follow at a later date.
Visitation for family and friends will be Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to Shop with a Cop or Community Parkview Activities Department.
Online condolences can be given at www.dunnichayfuneralhome.com.
Published on August 20, 2018
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