Emerald Isle- Albert Felton Murray, Jr., 82, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017 at his home with his family by his side. He was born January 2, 1935 in Durham County, NC son of the late Albert Felton Murray, Sr and Evelyn Hunter Murray.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Emerald Isle Baptist Church with Rev. Freddie Braswell and Dr. Gerald Goodwin officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the church.
He was a past president of the Swansboro Rotary Club where he was also a Paul Harris Fellow; he worked for Stanadyne in Jacksonville before coming to Swansboro as the manager of Quality Cable and Assembly. He loved spending time with his family and his time on the water watching and also fishing.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Betty A. Murray of the home; daughters, Pam Herndon (Wayne) of Pittsboro and Evelyn Mills (Stead) of Cape Carteret; grandchildren, Meredith Koraly (Rob) of Cedar Point and Kolby Murray Herndon (Taylor) of Hillsborough, NC; sister, Rose Watson of Durham.
He was preceded in death by a son, Ricky Joe Murray and a sister, Jean Crabtree.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Companion and Home Care, LLC E. Bogue Inlet Dr., Emerald Isle, NC 28594, Hospice of Carteret County, 302 Medical Park Ct, Morehead City, NC 28557, or Emerald Isle Baptist Church, 304 Emerald Plantation Rd, Emerald Isle, NC 28594.