Ezra Lee “Weezie” Murphy
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Funeral services for Mr. Ezra Lee “Weezie” Murphy of Eros, LA will be 4:00pm Wednesday, April 3, 2019 in the chapel of Griffin Funeral Home 911 Warren Dr. West Monroe with Rev. Stanton Groan officiating. Interment will follow at Eros Cemetery under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5:00pm until 8:00pm Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at the funeral home.
Mr. Murphy was born September 1, 1948 in Ouachita Parish, LA and passed from this life on March 30, 2019 in West Monroe, LA at the age of 70. He was a dirt track racecar driver for about 40 years and also at one time enjoyed drag racing as well. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and “gator” hunting. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and his “fur babies”.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Lum and Alza Murphy; his brothers, Buddy McCurdy, Henry Murphy and Joe Murphy; and his sisters, Louise Johnson, Gladys Roller, Nita Keever and Rita Dow.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Shirley Murphy of Eros; his daughter, Candy Cumberland and husband, Michael of Eros; one grandson, Justin Myers of Eros; one sister, Sue Jones and husband, Marlin of West Monroe; one brother-in-law, Robert Crowell and wife, Rita of Shreveport; special friends, Fella Shirley and wife Dee of West Monroe, Jamie Shirley and Kyle Shirley, both of West Monroe; also survived by a host of extended family and friends.
Pallbearers will be his racing buddies, Fella Shirley, Jamie Shirley, Kyle Shirley, Mike Sharp, Jeff Lewis, Michael Swoveland and Nick Murphy.
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Griffin Funeral Home
West Monroe, LA