Emanuel Amos Murphy was born in Greenville SC on February 3, 1960. He departed this life on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 in St. Francis Downtown, Hospital, Greenville, SC, after a brief illness.
Son of Evelyn Foster Murphy of Greer, SC and the late Amos Murphy, he was educated in the public schools of Greenville, County, SC.
Emanuel was a member of New Jerusalem Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and an Usher. He was a former assistant foreman for Leigh Fibers in Wellford, SC.
A devoted husband, father and friend, he will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Joe Murphy.
Also left to cherish loving memories are: his wife, Robin Patrice Murphy of the home; sons, Emanuel Amos Murphy Jr. and Tyshun Murphy of the home, Antonio Bonds of Spartanburg, SC and Christopher Bonds of Charlotte, NC; a daughter, Naquavia (Quinton) Brown of Atlanta, GA; brothers, Robert Lee (Linda) Murphy of Inman, SC, Arthur Durrah (April Mitchell), Boyce Durrah, Jimmy Lee Murphy, Randy E. Murphy and Ronnie Lee Murphy all of Greer; sisters, Brenda Styles of Greer, SC and Tonya (Barry) Jefferies of Lyman, SC; 6 grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Viewing will be held Wednesday, October 13, 2021 from 1:00 until 6:00 PM in The Fred Singleton Slumber Room of The Gilmore Mortuary.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday October 14, 2021 in New Jerusalem Baptist Church with the Pastor, Rev. Steve Watson, officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Covid precautions will be enforced.