James Thomas Murphy, of Saint Louis, MO, passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at the age of 80. Beloved husband of Bernice Murphy; cherished son of the late James and Ellen Murphy; devoted father of Jim (Pauline) Murphy, Susan (John Lyerla) Davis and Paula (Mike) Pope; loving grandfather of Lee, Erik, Brian, Molly, Kelly, Joseph, Tim, Cindy, Mallory, Paige, Sean and the late Rachel,; treasured great-grandfather of Rowan, Fiona, Cameron, Bentley, Colton, Wyatt; dear brother of Margaret (William) Greenwood.
James proudly and honorably served in the United States Air Force and was a member of the American Legion and the St. Louis Gateway Buick Club. James was a passenger service agent for TWA/American Airlines for over 40 years. As a young man, he enjoyed fishing and working on cars. James was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Memorials may be made in James's name to American Lung Association.