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Charles Elton Murphy

January 7, 1945 — May 26, 2024


Charles Elton Murphy

Charles Elton Murphy, 79, of Arrington, Virginia, passed from grace to glory on May 26, 2024.  In the comfort and solace of his home, Charlie found rest from his long struggle with multiple chronic conditions.


Charlie was predeceased by his parents Myrtle and Elton Murphy, and brother-in-law Robert Tuck.


 He is survived by his wife Pettis Bowling; daughter, Kimberly Hedge and her husband Tom; sister, Patricia Tuck; brother, Allan Murphy and his wife Connie; and brother-in-law, Paul George and his partner Teresa.  Also surviving to cherish Charlie's memory are his parents-in-law, Steve and Betty Bowling; sister-in-law, Brenda Bowling and husband Marc Raskin;  and devoted caregiver, Barbara Tyree. Numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews share remembrances of Charlie as well.

A celebration of life service will be held Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.  Family and friends are invited to gather at Calvary Baptist Church, 8408 Thomas Nelson Highway, Lovingston, VA.  Family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall immediately following the service.  Refreshments will be provided.

Charlie would be honored to be remembered by donations to your preferred charity.

Arrangements by Wells/Sheffield Funeral Chapel of Lovingston (434) 263-4097.

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