William James "Murph or Jack" Murphy
May 12, 1949 - February 24, 2018
William James Murphy born on 5.12.49 in Chicago, IL to parents, William R. Murphy and Florence Murphy. He is survived by his brother Bryant A. Murphy, his wife Patricia Murphy and his Nephew, Sean Murphy. His sister, Cathie J. Johnson, husband Tom Johnson and niece Leslie, nephew Chad, nephew Justin, nephew Nathan & niece Nicole and his sister, Maureen Murphy. St. Louis family extends to his Best Friend Tara Frabotta. Donna Cooke, Natalie & Anthony Skoklo. William was Uncle “Murph” to Cheyenne, Lucas and Austin Willfred as well as Celine Frabotta, Dominic & Fiona Skoklo.
“Murph” was part of Princeton Alumni & attended Maine Township High School South. He attended Princeton on a full academic scholarship and was part of the National Honor Society.
He touched all he came encounter in a way no other could. His gentleness and kind spirit were infectious to all who were privileged to know him. In fact, within a week of living in St. Louis William gained a great group of golfing friends who he socialized with regularly.