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Wendell Keith Murphy

April 13, 1957 — January 12, 2024


Wendell Keith Murphy

Wendell Murphy was born on April 13, 1957, to Oscar and Frenchie Murphy of Port Neches, a 1975 graduate of PNG High School. He had a bachelor’s degree in office administration from the University of Texas. He had more than 25 years of service in Personnel Management for the U.S. Air Force. He lived in Austin and San Antonio for his job. He retired and moved home to Port Neches. Wendell passed on 1-12-24.


Visitation will be held on Friday, January 19, 2024, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Melancon Levingston Funeral Home in Port Neches.


He is preceded in death by his father Oscar and Mother Frenchie Murphy and his sister Glenda Murphy/Tabor.


He is survived by his brother Lonnie Murphy Sr. and wife Barbara of Lumberton Nieces and Nephews Daisy Murphy/ Hargraves husband Hank, Lonnie Wayne Murphy and wife Skylar, Alex Murphy and wife Christine, Melissa Tabor, Jessi Tabor along with many great nieces and nephews;


Despite limited physical abilities, due to his accident at age 14, he overcame and lived his best life at work and play. 

He was married to Maria Murphy for thirty-three years and recently divorced.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the PVA. 

Paralyzed Veterans of America    

6418 FM-2100 
Crosby, Texas 77532

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Friday, January 19, 2024

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Levingston Funeral Home - Port Neches

2001 Nall Street, Port Neches, TX 77651

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