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Kenneth D. Murphy

November 21, 1938 — March 17, 2022

Kenneth D. Murphy, 83, of Dover died Thursday, March 17, 2022 in the Community Hospice Truman House in New Philadelphia.

Ken retired in 1996 as a forklift operator for the Greer Steel Company in Dover.

Born Nov. 21, 1938 in New Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Fred and Ruby (Espenschied) Murphy. In addition to his parents, Ken was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother, Doris Jarvis, Glenn Murphy and Maxine Blacka.

Ken was a graduate of New Philadelphia High School. He was a member of the former Dover Elks and member of the New Philadelphia Elks lodge. He was an avid golfer and he enjoyed vacationing in Myrtle Beach.

He will be sadly missed by his family including his wife of 63 years, Carol (Hensel) Murphy. They were married on Jan. 10, 1959. Two daughters, Kim (Bob) Rufener and Jackie (Gary) Marinelli both of Dover; three grandchildren, Jeremy Rufener of Westerville, Jessica (Brice) Malterer of Strasburg and Rachel (Tyler) Light of Dover along with two great grandchildren, Logan and Lilly Malterer.

A graveside service will be held Monday, March 21, 2022 beginning at 3:00 pm. Friends will be received Monday from 1:30pm-2:30pm in the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory at Dover. Those who cannot attend or who may wish to express a fond memory of Ken can sign the online guestbook by visiting the funeral home website at www.tolandherzig.com

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Community Hospice (Truman House), 716 Commercial Ave. S.W. New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663

TOLAND-HERZIG DOVER
www.tolandherzig.com
330 343-6132

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Visitation

Monday, March 21, 2022

1:30 - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory

803 N. Wooster Ave. , Dover, OH 44622

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Graveside Service

Monday, March 21, 2022

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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