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Arthur J. Murrey

Arthur J. Murrey, 100, passed away unexpectedly on July 7, 2021.

He was born in Sarahsville on March 4, 1921 to William and Ethel (Miller) Murrey.

Arthur volunteered for the Conservation Corp and then was drafted in to the Army during WWII, where he served in the 8th Army Air Corps. He flew over 25 missions over Germany including the first daylight raid on Berlin. He returned home and worked for Timken Company retiring in 1983. He was a member of Clinton Lodge  #47, Massillon and Trinity United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife of almost 79 years Ruth (Rossiter) Murrey and a son, Donald Murrey.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Ruth, Vera and Lona.


A graveside service will be held in Village View Cemetery, Sarahsville on July 19, 2021 at 10:30 a.m.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer Association.


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