James E. Murphy

James “Jim” Edward Murphy, 53, of 878 Memorial Ave., passed away suddenly on May 6, 2013, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

He was born June 15, 1959, a son of Chester and Louis Deter Murphy.

He was employed by Leer Roofing and was a member of the 40/8 Club.

He enjoyed fishing with his grandsons, sitting on the porch with his nephew and brother. He also loved hunting and just being outside and spending time with his family and wife, Rosie, who he loved very much.

He is survived by his wife, Rose Gardner; daughter, April; grandsons, Zacheria James, Zhane, Malaki and Isaac; and a brother, Dorrance “Doc,” all of Williamsport; a brother, Chester “Jr.” of Florida; and many nieces, nephews, other close relatives and friends.

He was predeceased by his parents; brother, Ronnie; and a sister, Ellen “Sis.”

Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the home of his daughter, 31 Bennett St., Williamsport.

The family would like to thank Yost-Gedon Funeral Home and the nurses of the ICU for their loving care and attention.

Submitted by family.