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Charles "Chet" Murphree, Jr.

May 8, 1961 ~ October 24, 2020 (age 59)



Funeral service for Charles "Chet" Murphree, Jr., 59, will be Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Preston Headrick officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing.    Burial will be in Hartselle City Cemetery.  Visitation will be Wednesday, October 28, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Peck Funeral Home.  

Mr. Murphree died on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at his residence.  He was born May 8, 1961, in Morgan County to Charles Leroy Murphree and Elizabeth Ann Sample.  Mr. Murphree was a graduate of Decatur High School and of  U.A.H. College. He was the President and General Manager of Deer Valley Homebuilders, of which, he was one of the original founders of the company and served on the Board of Directors. He was Person of the Year for the Alabama Manufactured Housing Commission in 2015. He was inducted Alabama Manufactured Housing Industry Hall of Fame in 2017.  He served on the Alabama State Board for Manufactured Housing and on the Board for Alabama Housing Foundation. He also served on the Board of Real Party Ministries.

He was preceded in death by two daughters: Kendall Page Murphree and Kelsey Graham Murphree. 

Survivors include   

his Wife - Lisa Graham Murphree

One Daughter - Carly Sample Murphree

Father - Charles Leroy Murphree (Sue)

Mother - Elizabeth Ann Hensley (Richard)

Four Brothers - Atlee Murphree,
                              Van Murphree
                              Jimmy Moore (Amy)
                              Trey Herring

Five Sisters - Lila Murphree (Cindy Small),
                           Debbie Moore Kennemer (Jay),
                           Donna Moore Lee,
                           Kim Herring Dodd (Tom) and 
                           Stacy Herring Kwapiszewski

Pallbearers will be Gerald Newsom, Joey Aycock, Keith Holdbrooks, Steve Lawler, Ray Cooper and Jimmy Moore.        

In lieu of flowers: family requests memorial donations be made to Real Party Ministry, P.O. Box 2302, Hamilton, AL 35570.  

The family requests that everyone adheres to the Covid 19 guidelines and wear masks. 



Peck Funeral Home                   
1600 Hwy 31 SW
P.O. Box 427
Hartselle, AL  35640
256.773.2543 (Fax)

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October 28, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Peck Funeral Home
1600 Highway 31 SW| P.O. Box 427
Hartselle, AL 35640

Funeral Service
October 28, 2020

1:00 PM
Peck Funeral Home Chapel
1600 Hwy 31 SW
Hartselle, Alabama 35640

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