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“Al played for our wedding. In addition to playing piano, he led Bible studies at Chatham Presbyterian. I so appreciated his enthusiasm. My prayers...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Sheila Nicholson - Springfield, IL

“I worked several years with Al at Samuel Music in Springfield IL and again in Peoria - we loved his company and he will be missed! ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Matthew Waldhoff - SPRINGFIELD, IL

“Al was one of our favorite customers. He always had a smile when he came through the door, and never left before sharing a story. My deepest...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Beth Houlihan - Peoria, IL

“Our deepest sympathy to the Al Murphy family. We all loved him very much. Many wonderful memories of Al. He taught us how to play piano! ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Tracy Cooley - Chatham, IL

“Al, or Uncle Al as most of our church knew him by, was a wonderfully big hearted man! He was also a gifted musician and colleague of mine of whom I...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Thornton Woerner - Chatham, IL

Alvin was born on November 16, 1949 and passed away on Sunday, September 29, 2019.

Alvin was a resident of Illinois at the time of passing.

He graduated from Antioch, IL High School and North Central College, Naperville, IL.

A memorial service will be held at First Federated Church, 3601 N. Sheridan Rd, Peoria, IL on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. with visitation from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in Harris Cemetery, Table Grove, IL at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the First Federated Church, 3601 N. Sheridan Rd., Peoria, IL 61604 in his name.