William John Murphy, 93, of Manteo, NC died Monday, September 28, 2020, at his home.
Born in Lawrence, MA on December 13, 1926, he was the son of the late Edna Harty Murphy and William T. Murphy.
Bill was a World War II veteran having served his country honorably in the United States Navy. An avid waterman, after his retirement he enjoyed working at the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center. He loved boating, fishing, reading, and playing golf.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Murphy.
Bill is survived by his daughter, Kathleen Waters (John); three sons, Dan, BJ, and Patrick Murphy; six grandchildren, Johnny (Valerie), Matt (Amanda), and Eileen Waters and Billy, Wade, and Sean Murphy; three great-grandchildren, Ally, Macy, and Finn Waters; and his sister, Nancy Bush (Ronnie).
In keeping with his wishes, there will be a service at a later date.
Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.TwifordFH.com.
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