HARTFORD, Ky. — William Alvin “Billy” Murphy, 40, of Hartford, died Wednesday, April 7, 2021, in Owensboro, Kentucky. Billy was born Oct. 22, 1980, in Portage, Indiana, to Linda Chapman and Dennis Murphy.
Billy was a graduate of Ohio County High School. He loved hunting, fishing, and wrestling with his nieces and nephews. He was employed by Ragu in Owensboro.
He was preceded in death by Richard Pirelli, Edward and Alice Wilson, and Alvin and Julie Murphy.
Survivors include his mother, Linda (Dale) Chapman, of Hartford; his father, Dennis (Mary) Murphy, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky; his brother, D.J. (April) Murphy; two sisters, Leann (Jonathan) Beasley and Julie (Mike) Bayles; nieces and nephews, Hannah Murphy, Georgia Beasley, Rachel Murphy, Jackson Beasley, and Eliza Murphy; aunts and uncles, Joseph (Therese) Pirelli, David (Kim) Murphy, Pat (Karen) Murphy; and several cousins.
Services are 3 p.m. Sunday, April 11, at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Bro. Greg Hillard officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Utica, Kentucky. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
The Family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to The American Heart Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Condolences may be made at bevilbrosfuneralhomes.com.
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