Jobie Shelvin Murphy


Jobie Shelvin Murphy, 81, died July 17, 2005. He was born Sept. 14, 1923 in Chester, Miss.

Mr. Murphy was a World War II veteran. He served with the U.S. Navy as an aviation machinist and spent most of his time on the USS Vella Gulf aircraft carrier.

Mr. Murphy was a longtime resident of Globe and Payson who formerly worked with the Gila County maintenance department.

He is survived by his children, Linda Settlemires, Barbara Rasmussen and Shannon Hounshell of Payson, and Michael Murphy of Globe; 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Services were held July 21 at LaMont Mortuary.

Donations can be made in his name to RTA Hospice.

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