Thomas Murphy

Thomas Edward Murphy

Friday, June 2nd, 1944 - Thursday, December 24th, 2020
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Thomas Edward Murphy, 76 of Sparta, Tennessee passed away on Thursday, December 24, 2020, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

He was born Friday, June 2, 1944 in Logansport, Indiana. He was the son of the late John and Gertrude Sales Murphy.

He was a dedicated husband, step-father, and grandfather. He was also a dedicated member of The Knights of Columbus. He was a fourth degree Knight. He was a member of the St. Andrew Catholic Church as well.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Rose Murphy, step-son, Tom Overpeck, son-in-law, Guy Mattson; brother, John Murphy; and sisters, Elaine Gerlach and Shirley Hudson.

Survivors include:

Step-Daughters- Peggy Mattson of Sparta, TN; Kathy Kuhn (Mick) of Tulsa, OK; and Anita Spencer (Charles) of Dallas, TX

Step-Sons- Rick Overpeck (Terri) of Logansport, In and Scott Overpeck (Cindy) of Kewanna, IN

14 Step-Grandchilden and several Step-Great-Grandchildren

Many nieces, nephews, friends, and family also survive

Funeral Mass and Memorial Services will be held at a later date.

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