David Richard Murray
David Richard Murray, 62, passed away on Tuesday September 18, 2018. David was a native of Glen Cove, New York and long-time former resident of the New River Valley in Virginia before moving to Yorktown in 2004.
Preceded in death by his father Paul G. Murray and mother E. Wilma Murray of Glen Cove, NY; he is survived by his loving wife of 20 years Robin H. Murray and his children, Ian Paul Murray and Erin Nicole Murray; a sister, Melinda Murray of Phoenix, AZ and a brother, William Murray and his wife Diane of Newport News. He is also survived by a niece, Laura, step-niece, Katie, and nephews, Brian, Dylan, Paul and Andrew.
David spent his life’s work advocating for the senior community in many roles over his career. Most recently he was devoted to raising awareness for Advanced Care Planning as the Executive Director of the Eastern VA Coalition. He also spent countless hours raising funds for multiple charitable causes. David will be fondly remembered as a generous giving man, devoted to his family. He enjoyed the outdoors, was a lover of sports, and a music aficionado. He was extremely proud of his children and will be sorely missed by all who knew him.
A service of celebration for David will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 11:00 AM in Amory Funeral Home Chapel in Grafton.