Edward Wayne Murphy, 78, of Glendon died Friday, August 16, 2019 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, NC.


Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Monday, August 19, 2019 at Horseshoe Presbyterian Church conducted by the Reverend Michael Fox and Reverend Tom Currie. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 PM Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home and  other times at the home.


Wayne was born in Stokes County. He enjoyed working and retired from Magneti Marelli in Sanford.  He later worked for the County of Moore. He was a loving son, brother, father and grandfather. He enjoyed caring for his home and family.  His grandchildren were his pride and joy. Wayne was a son of the late Joyce and Callie Tuttle Murphy and was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Betsy; sister: Annie Lou Garrett; brother: Darius Murphy.


Wayne is survived by his children: Stephen Murphy and wife Sherrie of Carthage, Susan Murphy of Glendon, Brad Murphy of Westmore, Jason Murphy and wife Kimberly of Glendon; sisters Linda Happ, Brenda Holder; brother David Murphy; grandchildren Andy and Kaylee, many nieces, nephews and friends..


Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Murphy family.


Condolences may be made at PinesFunerals.com


Memories Timeline


  1. I am very sorry for your loss he was a Daddy to me I will miss him!! I love you all praying for peace and love !! Love Tara!!

  2. Jason, I was very sorry to hear of the passing of your dear father.-  May God continue to give you and your family the peace and comfort that you need during this difficult time.

  3. Susan I last seen your daddy a month ago at Ron’s Barn. That is when I learned of your mother. So this is a sorry for your last twice.Wayne will missed. I’m glad I had the chance to have worked with him. He was a good man. My prayers are with you.

  4. To My Uncle Wayne . Enjoy now that your with your loved ones that went before you and now your all celebrating together .- 
    Love you, your nephew Bobby
    To my family . May God bless you and your familys and know that we’re praying for you and I

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