Shawn Murphy

Shawn Murphy

1982 - 2019

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Shawn Murphy, 37, of Independence, KY passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at his home. Shawn was born October 2, 1982 in Marion, Ohio to Richard Preston and Jodie Short.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Michelle Murphy; one son; Zane T. Murphy; and two daughters, Dakota L. Murphy and Teagan B. Murphy; siblings Megan Cyrus, Adam (Beth) Preston, Jess (Tim) Toews, Kristy (Shawn) Jakeway; Grandparents Howard and Alma Preston; step father Bill Short;  and surrounded by many nieces and nephews.

He was a Laborer for Norfolk & Southern Railroad.

Friends may visit the family on Sunday, December 1 from 3-6 PM at the Wilson Funeral Home. 1270 Highway 2565, Louisa, KY 41230. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Taylor Mill Eagles Football Organization, P.O. Box 15576, Taylor Mill, KY 41015 (memo: Shawn Murphy), Lawrence County Football, or St. Elizabeth Cancer Care Center, 20 Medical Village Drive Suite 200, Edgewood, KY 41017 (memo: Shawn Murphy).

All care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

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3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Wilson Funeral Home
1270 Hwy 2565
Louisa, Kentucky, United States
(606) 638-0034