Bill Murry

October 17, 2013 • Obituaries


Bill Murry, 66, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. Willis Murry, better known as Bill, was born in Craig, CO, on January 17, 1947, to Houston and Doris (Bourdette) Murry.

Bill graduated from Rangely High School before going to Vietnam to serve his country. Bill was involved in law enforcement and later worked for BLM, from which he [auth] retired in 2011. Bill was very active in his church and he loved winning souls to the Lord.

He touched many lives during his time on earth. His love for God radiated from him and drew people to him.

Bill is survived by his wife of 31 years, Shirley Murry (Morgan); children: James (Cindy) Wall, Michael (Mallory) Wall, Sabrina (Glenn) Schuller, Phillip Murry, Leslie (Hondo) Blakley; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three sisters: Jean Hill, Bonnie Murry and Barbara Kemry. Bill was preceded in death by his father, Houston Murry, and by his mother, Doris Murry (Bourdette).

A celebration of Bill’s life will be Monday, October 21, at 1 p.m. at Ruidoso Baptist Church, with Pastor Wayne Joyce officiating, with interment following at Fort Stanton Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, October 21, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel of Ruidoso from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. John 14:6. Bill will be greatly missed.

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