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Vernon Gilbert Murray, Sr.

October 3, 1939 ~ July 12, 2020 (age 80)

Obituary

Vernon G. Murray, son of the late Thelma L.  Morris and James G. Murray, was born October 3, 1939, in Cambridge, Maryland. He departed this life July 12, 2020.

He graduated from Maces Lane High School,           Cambridge, MD in 1957. Vernon was a dedicated    worker and whatever task or challenge he was            determined to complete it “his way.” Vernon worked at the Rending Plant, Connelly Containers, Pritchett’s, and The Housing Authority. He was a natural            mechanic, always tinkering on something with his son, Vernon, Jr. Vernon’s second love was racing and his 1968 Ford Torino.

Although not affiliated with a church, Vernon believed in God and loved to sing gospel songs.

Vernon married Mary Brannock in his early years and together they raised Evelina Murray-Smith of       Brunswick, NJ. Vernon and Mary later divorced. Vernon and Doris Lake also shared in the nurturing of a daughter, Chanelle Lake-Parker of McDaniel, Md. Later in life he was given the gift of tow more children with Susan Glidden and they raised Vernon, Jr. and Susie, then came along a grandson Liam whom he adored.

Vernon was a special and will be truly missed by his family and friends.

He leaves to mourn, 4 children: Eveline, Chanelle,    Suzanne and Vernon, Jr.; 6 grandchildren: Sterling,   Lanier, Sincere, Michela, Britney and Liam; 1 brother George Lee, Jr., 1 sister Agnes Lee Marion and a host of nephews, nieces other relatives and friends. 

 

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Services

Public Viewing
Sunday
July 19, 2020

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Henry Funeral Home, P.A.
510 Washington Street
Cambridge, MD 21613

Interment following funeral service
Sunday
July 19, 2020

J.R. Brisco Memorial Park
5360 Aireys Road
Cambridge, MD 21613

Private Services

Henry Funeral Home, P.A.
510 Washington Street
Cambridge, MD 21613

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