Elmer Duster Murrell, Jr. age 64 of Leland passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2023 at the Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Center in Wilmington.
Elmer was born in Wilmington on January 13, 1959. to Elmer Duster Murrell, Sr. and Betty L. Williams Murrell. He had strong faith and was baptized in May 1984 at the Leland Baptist Church. He was a former employee of Koch Industries, Georgia Pacific and most recently Harris Teeter- Porters Neck, NC. Preceding him in death were his father and brother Paul Jeffrey Murrell, Sr.
Surviving are his mother Betty Williams Murrell; daughters Crystal M. Jones and husband Brian; Heather M. Gore and husband Keith; Kristina M. Bell and husband Nicholas; son John Adam Murrell and wife Sarah, sister Pamela M. Dorman and husband Malcolm. Five grandchildren Gavin Jones; Kerigan Child; Ayden Gore; Jacob Gore and Hunter Gore.
A graveside funeral service will be conducted 2:00 PM Friday, March 10, 2023 at Greenlawn Memorial Park. His nephew The Rev. Paul J. Murrell, Jr. will officiate the service.
Pallbearers will be Brian Jones, Keith Gore, Gavin Jones, Jacob Gore, Hunter Gore, Ayden Gore, and Nicholas Bell.
The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to Lower Cape Fear LifeCare at 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.
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