Grover Murphy

March 16, 1945 - February 4, 2022

Grover C. Murphy, 76, of Nederland, died Friday, February 4, 2022. He was born March 16, 1945, in Leon County, Texas, to Josephine Cox Murphy and Homer Murphy.

Grover retired from Texaco as an industrial chemist. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his wife of fifty years, Ann Jungen Murphy; sister-in-law, Jackie Jungen; brother-in-law, Eddie Jungen and wife, Evelyn; siblings, James Homer Murphy and wife, Margaret; William Murphy; Linda Jo Bechtol and husband, Bill; and Mark Murphy and wife, Sherrie; numerous nieces and nephews; and numerous great nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Josephine and Homer Murphy and mother and father-in-law, Bernice and Paul Jungen.

A gathering of Mr. Murphy’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00 a.m., Thursday, February 10, 2022, at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 3840 Woodrow Drive, Port Arthur, with his interment to follow at Memory Gardens of Jefferson County, Nederland.

Memorial contributions in memory of Mr. Murphy may be made to The Humane Society of Southeast Texas, 2050 Spindletop Avenue, Beaumont, Texas 77705 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Nederland
  • 505, North 12th Street, Nederland, Texas, 77627,
  • February 9, 2022
  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Rosary

Broussard’s Mortuary Nederland
  • 505, North 12th Street, Nederland, Texas, 77627,
  • February 9, 2022
  • 7:00 pm

Mass of Christian Burial

St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church
  • 3706, Woodrow Dr, Port Arthur, TX, 77642,
  • February 10, 2022
  • 10:00 am

Interment

Memory Gardens of Jefferson County
  • 3098, Highway 69 N, Nederland, TX, 77627,

Comments (13)

    Madison Sedtal says:

    Just heartbroken to hear about the passing of Grover. Such a fine man with a huge heart. He will be missed by all that knew him! RIP Grover.

    Donna Oberle says:

    Ann, I worked with you back in 1977 at Neches Title company and remember Grover and what a happy couple y’all were. I am so sorry for your loss and hope you find peace with memories and know his spirit will remain with you always.

    Deanie DeLee says:

    Ann,
    Richard just showed me Grover’s death announcement.
    I think about you often, and hope you be okay goD real take of hiM your friends Richard and deanie delee

    Charles Cox says:

    My condolences, I am saddened to hear of Grover’s passing, I did not know Grover well, we grew up a few miles apart in Leon County, his grandfather and my grandfather were cousins. I knew the family well, I remember his parents and his grandparents. I suppose Grover was named after his great-uncle Grover Cleveland Cox who was known as “Cleve”. Cleve Cox used a crutch from a damaged leg from something, I never knew what.

    Claudia Barras says:

    Ann,
    I am so sorry to hear of Grovers death. I don’t get out much because I am a cancer patient ( in remission so far) but know that you are in my prayers and thoughts. Sending love to you and all you and Grover’s family members. I will keep you in my prayers.
    God bless you,
    Claudia Barras

    Lucille Armintor says:

    Ann, Thinking of you. May you find peace at the sad time.

    Kayo Harlow says:

    Ann:
    To me Grover was the best example of courage and kindness I’ve ever experienced. Pat and I are lifting you and the extended up in prayer.

    Patricia Furby says:

    Ann Richard & I are sorry of Grover’s passing. Sending our ❤️

    Becky Demeter says:

    Grover was a great guy. We will miss him, as I know you will. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Rick Wilkins says:

    Ann,
    I always looked forward to seeing you and Grover at the annual Murphy family reunions. He was such a pleasure to visit with at every one of almost fifty years of wonderful memories. God bless you!

    Larry Patterson says:

    I worked with Grover for many years. He is a great guy always willing to help. He is whole now in the presence of our LORD! Prayers for you Ann!

    Ann Fondren says:

    Ann, I am so sorry for the loss of Grover. He was such a nice man. I know he is whole and enjoying his heavenly reward!

    Bill Heiner says:

    I worked in the Motiva Product Control Lab with Grover. Prayers of sympathy and comfort to his family.

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