Robert Murphy, of Meigs County, Ohio, passed away in Brooksville, FL, on Thursday, January 5, 2023. Robert was born on December 15, 1950, the son of John R. Murphy, who predeceases him, and Ida M. (Johnson) Murphy, of Pomeroy, OH.
Robert graduated from Pomeroy High School in 1968. He worked many years in the oil and gas industry. He loved spending time with his friends and family.
Robert is survived by his mother, Ida M. (Johnson) Murphy; a daughter, Debbie Murphy of Brooksville, FL and a son and daughter in law, J. Robert Travis (Robbie) and Heather Murphy, of Van Alstyne, TX. He has three grandchildren, Cassie Desmond, Justin Desmond and Victoria Desmond, as well as three great grandchildren, all of Brooksville, FL.
Also surviving are his siblings, Elaine Downs (Bob Duncan), of Jacksonville, OH; John (Laura) Murphy, of Lancaster, OH; Peggy (Jeff) Bole, of Pomeroy, OH; Carmel (Joe) Evans, of Racine, OH; and Barbara (Greg) Davis, of Racine, OH. He is also survived by his uncle and aunt, Harley and Kathryn Johnson, of Pomeroy, OH, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A special thanks to his good friend, Jim Devorak, and the hospice center for the special care that he was given in his last days.
He is remembered with much love and laughter. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends, and will forever be in our hearts.
In honoring his wishes, there will be no service.