David Anderson Murph
David Anderson Murph
  • August 23, 1958 - May 4, 2017
  • North Carolina

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CLEVELAND- Mr. David A. Murph Jr., 58, went home to be with the Lord on May 4, 2017.

Born August 23, 1958, in Iredell County, he was the son to the late David A. Murph and Gail Owens Ghannam. His grandchildren and music were his life. He loved bringing people to the Lord through their music. David was founder and the leader of the Gospel Plowboys where he was also the mandolin player. He started playing music at the age of nine with his father and has played with numerous groups through the years.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his sister, Teka Ghannam.

Left to cherish his loving memory is his loving wife of 38 years, Rita S. Murph; daughters, Gail (Brandon) McCarty and Tracy (Neil) Perry; grandchildren, Kash Perry, Branson McCarty and Hattie Mae Perry; brother, Steve (Laura) Murph; nieces and nephews, Sam, Tom and Kate Murph; cousin, Ralph (Colleen) Graham and his extended family including the members of the Gospel Plowboys and their families.

A celebration of life service will be held Monday, May 8, 2017 at 1pm at New Hope Independent Baptist Church with Pastors Gaylord Millspaugh and Darrell Worley officiating. Burial will follow at Echoing Spring Christian Church.

The family will receive friends from 11:30 am to 1 pm at the church prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be sent to Echoing Spring Christian Church in honor of David Murph, 350 Cannon Road Salisbury, NC 28147.

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Murph Family.