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“Dutch” Herbert H. Murray, 79, of Richmond, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2008, at his home in Richmond.
“Dutch” was born Oct. 22, 1928, the son of Mary E. (Leslie) and Gilbert A. Murray, in Braymer. In 1950, he enlisted in the Army, serving his country overseas in the Korean War. “Dutch” also worked as a foreman for both the United and Yount construction companies. On May 18, 1963, he married Edith Geneva Chowning in Richmond; she survives of the home.
In addition to his wife, Edith, survivors include: three daughters, Nona Isham of Richmond, Mary Raley and Dorothy Quiggle, both of Olathe, Kan.; one son William Cline, of Spring Hill, Kan.; two sisters Mona McBee and Patricia Murray, both of Braymer; nine grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
His parents, two brothers, two sisters, and two grandsons, preceded him in death.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to Crossroads Hospice of Kansas City.
A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, July 23, at Polley Funeral Home in Richmond. Graveside services for “Dutch” will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 24, at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville.
Arrangements are under the direction of Polley Funeral Home in Richmond.