Norman Murray

September 24, 1933 - July 4, 2020
Norman Murray

Norman Ray Murray 86, of Wilmington passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020.

Norman was born in Hopewell, VA on September 24, 1933, the son of the late John Henry and Josephine Horne Murray. He wa a retired Electrical Contractor in the Heat & Air Field. He was a longtime member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Janet Cline Murray; brother Ernest Lee Murray and wife Chris of TX; daughter Stephaine Lynn Keller and husband Gary of VA; son Michael Murray and wife Kathy of VA; sister Linda Moore; five grandsons and one great-granddaughter; sister-in-law Norma Jean Fleming; nephews Eddie Williams and wife Beth and Ricky Williams and daughter Shelby; His aunt Edna Strickland; cousins Debra Smith; Carl Murray and Milton Murray.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Thursday, July 9, 2020, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel with Rev.Steve Hall and Rev. Will Hoyle officiating. Burial will follow in Oleander Memorial Gardens.

The family will see friends Thursday 10 AM until service time.

The family suggests memorials be directed to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church building fund at 300 Harper Avenue Carolina Beach, NC 28428.

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  • July 08, 2020
    Judy & Bert Billings says:
    I’m so sorry to see this. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Janet, I send you hugs and love. Judy

  • July 09, 2020
    Melissa J Welch says:
    Janet and all, please know that our thoughts , love and prayers are with you today. Ray was a wonderful man. His love for you was always apparent , as well as, his caring for his community. He will be missed, remembered, and loved. May God bless you today and always. Melissa, Amie, Whitt, Cody, Keneitha, Bruce, Marlene, and all the Mountain friends and family.