Robert Louis ‘Chuck’ Murray, Jr.
Robert L. Murray Jr. (Chuck), 78, passed away at home in Yorktown VA on November 21,2017. Chuck was born in Richmond VA. He graduated from John Marshall High School & received his Bachelor of Science from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg VA where he was a member of the Corps of Cadets. He went on to join the US Army where he earned the rank of 1st lieutenant.
He retired from Chesapeake Corporation in West Point VA & then worked for Georgia-Pacific Corporation where he helped start the new paper products plant in Big Island VA. He was also a member of Yorktown Baptist Church.
Chuck was preceded in death by his parents, Robert & Georgie Murray, & his brother, James Murray. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Billie Rockett Murray; his sister, Barbara Cochran; his children, Mark (Lorie), Douglas, Janet Lefebvre, Susan Harlow (Jason) & Sarah; 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and his faithful furry companion, Bonnie.
The family would like to thank the dedicated & caring staff of Bon Secours Hospice, Visiting Angels, and his loving caretaker friend, Chris Reece.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, November 27, 2017 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association National Office, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.