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Joseph Kendall Murray

Joseph Kendall Murray, 74, of Roanoke, passed away at 10:38 am Monday, January 1, 2024 at Lutheran Hospital, Ft. Wayne, IN.

Joseph was born on December 5, 1949 in Madison, WI, the son of Glenn "Snow" Murray and Evelyn (Gravatt) Murray. He married Barbara Teasdale on October 19, 1968 at St. Rose in Cuba City, Wisconsin. She preceded him in death on January 24, 1994. Joseph retired from General Motors after 34 years of service, and was a member of the American Legion Post 160 in Roanoke, IN. He enjoyed golfing, loved fishing, being on the water, and spending time with his family and friends. Joseph was able to make everyone laugh with his humor and quick wit.

Survivors include his Daughter, Corine A. (Gary) Ferris of Fort Wayne, IN; Son, Thomas Murray of Arlington, IA; Two Sisters, Vivian Kammerud of Dodgeville, WI, Diane (John) Gravatt of England; Two Brothers, Howard (Georgia) Murray of Cuba City, WI, James (Elizabeth) McGuffy of Bluffton, SC; Five Grandchildren, Naomi Nitzsche, Tyler Nitzsche, Brianna (Joseph) Vorwald, Joseph Murray, Brett Murray; Three Great Grandchildren, Kayley Nitzsche, Kendra Nitzsche, Riley Vorwald. He is preceded in death by his Wife, Barbara Murray, Father, Glenn "Snow" Murray, and Mother, Evelyn Murray.

Visitation will be from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm with Memorial Services starting at 4:00 pm on January 20, 2024 at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Dr., Huntington, IN. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery in Roanoke, IN.

Preferred memorials may be made in memory of Joseph to the American Cancer Society, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, IN, 46750.

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Bailey-Love Mortuary is honored to serve the family of Joseph Kendall Murray.