Roger Lynn Murphey - RIP

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Roger Lynn Murphey

September 7, 1947 - July 15, 2013

Roger Lynn Murphey, 65, passed away Monday, July 15, 2013, in Azle, TX.

He was a lifelong Azle area resident and graduated from Polytechnic High School in 1966. He served in the United States Army from 1969 to 1971, including service in Vietnam. He served in the United States Army Reserve from 1977 until retirement in 1998 when he retired at the rank of sergeant first class, as a Special Agent with CID.

His civilian career in law enforcement started with the Fort Worth Police Department in 1972 and continued until retirement in 1999. His time with FWPD included service as a patrol officer, Badge #5, Vice Unit, Tactical Squad, and hostage negotiator. He also served with the Tarrant County Sheriff Department from 2007 to 2012 as a bailiff and probation officer until he retired due to medical reasons.

He is survived by his wife, Patsy; sons, Bryan Morris and companion, Lisa Monzingo, Brad Murphey and wife, Rebecca; daughters, Lei Holder and husband, Ed, Robyn King, and Amy Murphey; siblings, John Murphey and wife, Kathy, Molly Lomax and husband, Don; grandchildren, Jeana Jones and husband, Joe, Gerad Morris and wife, Stormey, Caitlyn Murphey and fiance, Danny Westfall, Austun Carmichael and fiancee, Chelsey Allen, Timothy Murphey and wife, Reagon, Elizabeth Murphey, Matt Higgins and wife, Emily, Ashley Morris, Jacob Murphey, Kena Carmichael, Noah Murphey and Joey Murphey; great-grandchildren, Levi Higgins, Skylar Read, Colby Jones, Delaney Murphey, Evelyn Westfall, Christopher Morris and Henry Higgins; and a number of nieces, nephews and friends.

Roger was preceded in death by his parents, John and Bessie Murphey, and his close friend, W.C. “Mac” McCowen.

Burial was at the Sipe Springs Cemetery in Rising Star TX

Published by Star-Telegram on Jul. 17, 2013.

The above information includes details online here and here at the time of this posting.

Cemetery details are per the Veteran's gravesite locator here.

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