The Times West Virginian


September 19, 2013

William P. Murray Jr.

William P. Murray Jr., 86, of Fairmont, passed away Tuesday (Sept. 17, 2013) at the Louis A. Johnson Veteran’s Medical Center in Clarksburg.  

He was born Oct. 1, 1926. in Pueblo, Colo., son of the late William Sr. and Ellen (Holman) Murray.

Bill proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. He retired as a fireman for the City of Fairmont with 26 years of service. He was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. Post 629, former member of American Legion 408, Military Order of Cooties and the Military Veteran’s Council.

Bill is survived by his wife of 62 years, Betty (Myers) Murray; two sons, William P. Murray III of Reston, Va., and Thomas Murray and wife Linda of Aurora, Colo.; one daughter, Beth Ann Hirschmann and husband Karl of Golden, Colo.; two grandchildren, Anna Hirschmann and Erik Hirschmann; one brother, Alfred Murray of Fairmont; three sisters, Rita Kominouski of Orlando, Fla., Verla Dupius of Las Vegas, and Phyllis Boehm of Spring Valley, Ohio; two sisters-in-law, Mildred Donaldson and Norma Hamilton, both of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Janet Harding and Mary Ellen Spenjak; one brother, Philip Murray; and five brothers-in-law, Leo Harding, Carl Spenjak, Jack Boehm, William Donaldson and Leonard Hamilton.

The family will receive friends at Domico Funeral Home, 414 Gaston Ave. in Fairmont, from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday and 10 to 11 a.m. Monday. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the funeral home, with Deacon David Lester officiating. Interment will follow at the West Virginia National Cemetery in Grafton with full military rites being performed at graveside by the Marion County Veteran’s Council.

Condolences may be sent online to the family at

Text Only
  • Tony Salerno Jr.

    Tony Salerno Jr., 83, of Shinnston, passed away Monday (April 14, 2014) at his residence with his family at his side.

    April 16, 2014

  • Betty Dumire

    Betty Jane (Boyd) Dumire, 85, of Fairmont, passed away Tuesday (April 15, 2014) at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, surrounded by her loving family.

    April 16, 2014

  • Dorothy Murphy

    Dorothy Lee Murphy, 86, of White Hall, passed quietly from this life in her home, under hospice care, Saturday (April 12, 2014).

    April 16, 2014

  • Jeffrey Drain

    Jeffrey Bryan Drain, 52, of Fairmont, passed from this life Saturday (April 12, 2014) at his residence.

    April 16, 2014

  • Gerald Miller

    Gerald E. Miller, 73, of Pentress, died Tuesday (April 15, 2014) at his residence.

    April 16, 2014

  • Margie Hardesty

    Margie Jackson Hardesty, a longtime resident of Shinnston, passed away at United Hospital Center on Sunday (April 13, 2014). She was 91 years old.

    April 16, 2014

  • Troy Hamrick

    Troy Willard Hamrick Sr., 85, of Enterprise, passed away at 6:30 p.m., Saturday (April 12, 2014) at his residence.

    April 16, 2014

  • Edward Wolfe

    Edward Ray Wolfe, 75, of Fairmont, Monumental Community, passed away on April 14, 2014, at the West Virginia University Hospital, Morgantown.

    April 16, 2014

  • Julia Gotses

    Julia Ann Gotses, 91, of Fairmont, was born to eternal life Sunday (April 13, 2014) at Fazio’s Eldercare in Monongah surrounded by her loving family.

    April 15, 2014

  • Jack Dixon

    Jack Dixon, 79, of Mannington, passed away at 6:05 a.m. Monday (April 14, 2014) at the Heritage Nursing Facility, Bridgeport.

    April 15, 2014

House Ads
Featured Ads