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Kenneth ‘Murph’ Murray

April 07, 2021 - 00:00
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  • Kenneth ‘Murph’ Murray

Kenneth Clifford Murray, known as “Murph” to friends, passed away on Friday, April 2, 2021, surrounded by family at his home in Kingfisher. He was 75 years old.

Graveside services are set for 2 p.m. Thursday, April 8, at Kingfisher Cemetery under the direction of Sanders Funeral Service with Pastor Philip Wilson officiating.

He was born on July 11, 1945, in Douglas, Ariz.

Born and raised by his beloved mother, Inez Bell (Macy) Kordis and his loving father, Arthur Kordis.

Kenneth was known as a hard worker. He worked for many years as a pipeline inspector for Phillips Petroleum and Parnell Construction.

Kenneth was in the Army National Guard for six years from 1968 to 1974 and a member of the local Kingfisher Elks Lodge for 20 years.

He had a passion for showing horses with his friends for many years.

In his free time, he loved to spend time with his family, watching OU football and enjoyed doing crosswords. He enjoyed reading any

He enjoyed reading anything on quarter horses, watching all football and horse races. He enjoyed keeping in touch with friends on the phone and helping people when he could.

He will be greatly missed, especially by his granddaughter Paysha, to whom he was very close.

One of his highlights later in his life was being a Grampy.

Many of those who have spoken about him have regarded him as a generous soul that would help anyone that he could. Such a fun loving guy and easy to love.

His kindness and smile will always be remembered by all.

Kenneth is survived by his daughter Kenna Jo of Oklahoma City; his son Cody Murray and wife Tabitha and son Sonny Murray and wife Cassie, all of Kingfisher; four granddaughters and one grandson. Grampy to granddaughter Paysha K Murray. Grandpa to granddaughters Leni, Paige and Sloan Murray. Grandpa to grandson Max Murray.

He’s also survived by four brothers, Darryl Murray and wife Elaine of Dover, Ronnie Murray and wife Sherry of Cashion, Bill Kordis and wife Sheryl of Cashion and Charles Kordis Sr. and wife Sherry of Cashion; and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.

He was preceded in death by both his parents, brother John Murray and other loved ones.

Donations can be made in memory of Kenneth to “Friends of Relay.”

Checks can be sent to BancFirst, 124 S. Main St., Kingfisher, OK 73750.