Hastings Funeral Home
Elisha Warren Murray
(October 23, 1936 - March 24, 2012)
Elisha Warren Murray, 75, of Bishopville, died suddenly on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at his home. Born in Bishopville, he was the son of the late Warne F. Murray and Marion (Long) Murray Lutz.
Mr. Murray was in the poultry business for many years and worked for several Eastern Shore poultry companies. He served in the Delaware National Guard and was assigned to the Dagsboro unit. He had a lifelong interest in show horses, from his own Keene’s Golden Prince to his daughter’s Holly Golightly that was Eastern Shore Grand Champion English Pleasure and Maryland Horse Shows Association finalist.
He is survived by his wife, Lynne Taylor Murray of Bishopville and his daughter, Teresa Lynne Murray of Columbia, MD. He is also survived by his aunt, Anna Long Hickman of Selbyville and 7 cousins; Brad Hickman, Josh Long II, Stephen Long, Judy Timmons, Jane Bezduk, Sue Smith and Sheila McCabe.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his uncle, Joshua W. Long.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 30, at Hastings Funeral Home in Selbyville where friends may call at noon.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bishopville Volunteer Fire Dept. Ambulance Fund, c/o Bank of Ocean City, PO Box 3899, Ocean City, MD 21843.