Allen Murray

Allen LeRoy Murray

1931 - 2021

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Allen LeRoy Murray, 89 passed away January 28, 2021 at his home in Chapin, SC. He was the husband of the late Catherine Vernell Murray, the son of the late Catherine Elizabeth Leiner Gooch and Lee Roy Murray of Wilmington, NC. He is survived by a sister, Letitia Gooch Ray of Charleston, SC, four children; Joseph Andrew Murray of Lexington, SC, Roy Allen Murray of Hertford, NC, Katherine Murray Griffin (Jeff) of Abbeville, SC, Jeffrey Stuart Murray of Newberry, SC, six grandchildren; David Murray, Chris Murray, Matt Riddle, Katie Ricard, Will Murray and Mac Murray, sixteen great-grandchildren and a niece, Tammy Shipman of Wilmington, NC.

Allen was an insurance executive and former owner of Chapin Pet Lodge until his retirement. He was a member of Chapin Presbyterian Church. He was an avid salt water fisherman, he loved his family especially the babies. He will be remembered for his fish tales far and wide! He loved to talk to folks and tell stories of his adventures in life.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations are made to your local church or your local hospice.

A memorial service will be held February 5, 2021 at 12 noon at Chapin Presbyterian Church – 600 Old Lexington Hwy. Chapin, SC 29036. The service will be available on Live Stream at

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Memorial Service

12:00 pm
Friday, February 5, 2021
Chapin Presbyterian Church
600 Old Lexington Hwy
Chapin, South Carolina, United States