Alvin Thomas Murray

Born in Indianapolis, IN on August 1, 1929

Departed on April 6, 2018 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Mr. Alvin Thomas “Tom” Murray age 88, of Hendersonville, TN, passed away on Friday, April 6, 2018.

Mr. Murray was born in Indianapolis, IN, on August 1, 1929, the son of the late Brian Murray and Melba Gray Murray. He served in the United States Navy and United States Air Force. Mr. Murray was a member of the Hendersonville Lodge #359 and the Shriners. He enjoyed playing softball, bowling, golf, and telling jokes.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Murray to whom he was married on March 4, 1969; four sons, Tommy Murray, Mike Murray, Gene Long, and Jerry Long; four daughters, Debbie (Mark) Stovall, Vickie (Dale) Kagey, Debbie (Randall) Wakefield, and Cathy Nutter; nineteen grandchildren; twenty-seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at 2:00 P.M., Hendersonville Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Hendersonville Memory Gardens with full military honors.

Gathering of Family & Friends will be held Monday from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and Tuesday from noon until the funeral hour at Hendersonville Funeral Home.

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3 Comments to Alvin Thomas Murray

  1. vanessa sherrill langston
    April 8, 2018 11:13 am

    True friends are the greatest blessing of our journey on earth together. They are special people that make our world a better place. Thank you for your service. Prayers to all the family.

  2. Terri Frantz
    April 8, 2018 8:45 pm

    Aunt Joyce, Our family is saddened at the passing of Uncle Tommy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May you hold dearly to your heart, all the memories of love and friendship you shared throughout your life together. Prayers of comfort to you, his children and all the grandchildren. He will surely be missed by all of us.

    Much Love, Terri & Richard Frantz, Kellie, Nick, AJ, Elizabeth, Michael & Amanda Hubenthal

  3. Chandra Leslie
    April 10, 2018 2:19 pm

    It has been my utmost privilege to spend time with Mr. Cowan, wife, and family. I will continue to pray for this precious family for strength and God’s comforting peace.

    Chaplain Chandra

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