Shawn Murphy

Shawn Murphy

Wednesday, July 28th, 1976 Saturday, January 19th, 2019

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Obituary for Shawn Patrick James Murphy

Shawn Patrick James Murphy, 42, of Johnston City, was found at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, January 19, 2019, near Johnston City.

Shawn was born on July 28, 1976, in Murphysboro, to Sharon (Fauss) Murphy and Patrick James Murphy.

He had worked in factories.

Shawn loved to go fishing, loved nature, and he especially loved motorcycles.

He was also very gifted in writing.

Shawn is survived by his son Jeffrey Lee
his mother Sharon Murphy, both of Murphysboro
one sister Connie Gentemann of Ballwin, MO;
and a long time companion and love of his life Nikki Dobbs of Murphysboro.

He was preceded in death by one brother Jason Murphy and his father.

His body will be cremated and private family services will be held at a later date.

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His body will be cremated and there will be private family services.

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Shawn was freaking awesome. Always a good man to tall to and help everyone out even when he had his own stuff going on. We grew up together and his smile was awesome and would make u smile just to see him smile. Im sorry for the family and their loss of him being gone but he is always here in everyones heart he loved. Loosen him is a very hard pill to swallow and its been hurting me ever since. I pray for everyone who is affected by his loss. Such a awesome man he didnt deserve this. Love Anna Guzman aka Taylor
Comment | Posted at 05:53pm via Condolence

Ashley jordan

I still Cannot grasp the fact that your gone. It truly breaks my truly. Through it all i seen a man in you akot of people didnt get to know. You were so silly and so compassionate. With you there wasnt a dull moment. Even though we ended with a divorce we continued as friends. My friend i hope your finally free and at peace because you deserve it more than anyone i know. The 2 people you talked about wanting to see again well shaen im glad your all together again. RIP I LOVE YOU AND MISS YOU MORE THAN YOU KNOW.
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