Michael "Mike" David Murray, age 63, of Wallace left this earthly life for his eternal rest on Thursday, July 8, 2021 from The Gardens of Rose Hill.
Mike was born on July 27, 1957 in Duplin County, North Carolina; the son of the late Arnold Frank Murray, Sr. and Hattie Johnson Murray. Also lovingly remembered is his nephew, Andrew Murray who passed away in 2016.
Mike is survived by his brother, Frank Murray Jr. and wife, Wendy of Rose Hill, his sister, Julie Murray Thigpen and husband, Shane of Cleveland, TX, nieces, MaryKate Murray and Rachel Thigpen; nephews, Jesse Thigpen, Justin Thigpen, Jarrette Thigpen, and Jeremy Thigpen; great nephews, Jesse Thigpen, Jr., Cason Thigpen, Tucker Thigpen and Jameson Thigpen; special aunt, Eleanor Murray Thompson of Wallace, special cousin, Teresa Langley and husband, Van of Raleigh and numerous extended family and friends that loved Mike dearly.
Mike was a simple man who was loved by his family and friends. He was a quiet man that tended to his own business and kept to himself. Mike was the happiest when he was doing simple things like being outside in God's beautiful outdoors, drag racing and spending time with his family. His most favorite pasttime was watching TV westerns, especially 'Gunsmoke'. Most important, Mike came to know Jesus as he personal savior and he is now at peace in the arms of Jesus where he will spend eternity with his Lord and with his father, mother and Andrew. Mike's family is comforted to know and thankful to God that they will one day see Mike again in Heaven.
Graveside Services will be held at 2:00pm on Monday, July 12, 2021 at Riverview Memorial Park, Watha.
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Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home of Wallace is serving the Murray family.
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