William Ernest Murphy died October 4, 1990 at the age of 74 in Salt Lake City.

Born January 11, 1916 in Boston, Massachusetts to Morris J. and Annie Finn Murphy. Married Venice Steck April 21, 1962 in Elko, Nevada. She preceded him in death February 20, 1985.He is survived by two step sons, Marvin A., Jr., Layton; and David C. Doepner, West Valley; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Monday, October 8, at 1 p.m., Manti City Cemetery. Friends may call at MacKay Deseret Mortuary, 36 East 700 South, 6-8 p.m. Sunday. and 9:30-10:15 Monday prior to services. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Lung Assoc.

`Consider opening day at the Wyoming Downs as a Wake period for William E. Murphy.' $2 to win, $4 to place.

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