Everett Troy Murray age 90 of Forest City, passed away Thursday June 14, 2018.
Troy was born on October 3rd, 1927 in Rutherford County and was the son of the late Clyde Everett and Alpha Green Murray. He was a member of Pilgrim Baptist Church, Ellenboro, NC where he served as a deacon.
Troy was a graduate of Tri-High School. He was the owner of Murray's TV and Appliance Store for over 50 years in Spindale, NC where he got his nickname "Trainload Troy." Troy enjoyed gardening and his computer. He was a devoted dad to his children and a loving Paw Paw to his grandchildren. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 68 years Frances Tate Murray and his sister Jessie Murray Taylor.
Left to cherish his memory are his daughter Carol Murray Lattimore and husband Billy of Bostic; Son, Wayne Murray and wife Nell of Rutherfordton; Son Everette Murray and wife Jan of Spartanburg, SC; three grandchildren; four great grandchildren; Troy was survived by his brother, Clyde Murray of Mobile, Alabama; His sister-in-law Lucy Jane Neal of Silver Spring, Maryland; Carolyn Upton and husband Paul of Forest City; and Martha Tate of Shelby.
Funeral Services were held at Pilgrim Baptist church. Rev. Bruce Duncan and Rev. Clay Earle officiated; Interment was held in Bostic Baptist Church Cemetery. Flowers are appreciated or donations can be made to Hospice of Carolina Foothills POB 336 Forest City, NC or to Pilgrim Baptist Church POB 45 Ellenboro NC 28040.
Crowe's Mortuary is assisting the family