JACKSONVILLE, NC- Samuel Gene Murray, 67 formerly of Lawrence, NY died on August 3, 2014 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 12:30pm Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at Saunders Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Hall as eulogist. Interment will follow at Coastal Carolina Veterans Cemetery with full Military Honors. CWO-4 Murray served in the U.S. Marine Corps and retired after 25 years of service. He was awarded the Meritorious Unit Commendation, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Accommodation Medal and a Cross of Gallantry with Palm to name a new. He also was a life member of the VFW - E.J. Santimaw Post 1143 Massena, NY.
He is survived by his wife, Fujiko Murray of the home; daughters, Andrea Ware and Maralyn Murray both of Massena, NY; step-daughters, Kim Villanueva of Jacksonville, NC and Hidye Fletcher of Colorado Springs, CO; sister, Marsha Mattice of Massena, NY; brother, Robert Murray of Massena, NY.
Visitation will be 6-8 at Saunders Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 13, 2014.
Friends and family may send condolences to www.saundersfh.com.