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1962 James 2023

James "Jim" Brian Murphy

February 20, 1962 — June 11, 2023


Jim  Murphy, age 61 of Madisonville, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2023 at Starr Regional Medical Center of Athens. A native of Ohio and a resident of Madisonville for several years, he was an employee of Dynasty Spas. He was a skilled woodworker and craftsman, and enjoyed fishing and outdoors. He was preceded in death by his father; William Murphy, and long time girlfriend, Anca Dumitrache; sister-in-law, Kimberley Murphy.
Survivors include his son, Joseph Carl Murphy; grandson, Chance Murphy; mother, Margaret Estep Murphy of Ten Mile; brother, Tim Murphy of Cookeville; sister, Jennifer Bryan (James) of Roxboro, NC; Several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Condolences may be sent to

Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home will be in charge of the arrangements.

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