Robert J. (Bob) Murphy, Naples, FL - With his family by his side, Bob peacefully entered into eternal rest on August 30, 2019 at Stansell House Coastal Hospice in Ocean Pines, MD.
He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Anna DiLauro Murphy; his children; R. Kenneth Murphy (Katie) of Clifton,VA; Laura M. Williams (Richard) of Mount Pleasant, SC: Brent P. Murphy of Cockeysville MD; and his grandchildren: Connor, James and Elizabeth Murphy; Harrison and Lila Williams. He is also survived by his brother Tom Murphy (Rose) of Pasadena, MD. He was preceded in death by his parents Francis and Gladys Smith Murphy of Pasadena, MD.
Bob “Murph” was born August 13, 1940 in Baltimore, MD. He was a graduate of Polytechnic Institute, class of 1958 and Johns Hopkins University. He began work at McCormick & Company at age 17 and continued a successful, life-long career for 40 years until his retirement in 1997.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Ruck Towson Funeral Home, 1050 York Road, Towson, MD. A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Parish, 100 Church Lane, Cockeysville, MD.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mackey & Pam Stansell House - Coastal Hospice & Palliative Care, PO Box 1733 Salisbury, MD 21802.
Services are in the care of Eastern Shore Cremation & Funeral Service, 504 Franklin Avenue, Berlin, MD 21811. To send condolences to the family, please visit www.easternshorecremation.com.