Claude Wayne Murray

October 29, 1943 - April 11, 2020
Claude Wayne Murray

Claude Wayne Murray, age 76 of Wilmington passed away Saturday, April 11, 2020 at his home.

He was born in Wilmington, NC on October 29, 1943 to the late Swindell William Murray, Jr. and Mary Odom Murray.

Wayne was a member of Brookfield Church of God. He retired from Bell South after many years of service. He was an accomplished singer, musician, artist and carpenter.

Wayne was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Jean Williams Murray and three brothers, William Franklin Murray, Harry Lee Murray and Larry Steven Murray. He is survived by two sons, Paul and Chris Murray and daughter, Mary Murray; along with many extended family members.

Due to the current health crisis, a memorial service will be planned for a later date.

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  • April 27, 2020
    Murray Batson says:
    We are so sorry for your loss. Murray and I loved Wayne. He will be missed.

  • April 28, 2020
    Kay Warner says:
    Sorry for your loss. I enjoyed working with Wayne. He was always so helpful and kind.

  • May 26, 2020
    Robert (Bobby) Wayne Fredere says:
    I first met Wayne and Billy when I was 9. We remained close friends up to his passing. He is a sweet man. I miss our long conversations, writing music and singing. I love you, Wayne. Bobby

  • May 26, 2020
    Judy Millis lit a candle:
    Lit since May 26, 2020 at 5:14:25 PM

  • May 26, 2020
    William (Kerry) Garrett says:
    Wayne is the king of kindness the best friend anyone could ever have.