Emanuel Amos Murphy

February 3, 1960 ~ October 5, 2021 (age 61)


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.

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October 13, 2021

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The Fred Singleton Slumber Room Of The Gilmore Mortuary
214 Memorial Drive
Greer, South Carolina 29650

Funeral Service
October 14, 2021

2:00 PM
New Jerusalem Baptist Church
413 East Poinsette Street
Greer, SC 29651

Interment following funeral service
October 14, 2021

Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
14050 East Wade Hampton Blvd
Greer, SC 29651

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