The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

December 28, 2013

Dennis L. Murphy

Star Beacon

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. — Dennis Lee Murphy, age 68, of Okeechobee, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at his residence.

He served in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the VFW, American Legion and the Vietnam Vets Motorcycle Organization. Dennis enjoyed motorcycles, golf, cooking and loved all of his friends very much.

He was employed by Martin County Engineering for 14 years living in Port St. Lucie and moved to Okeechobee in 2005.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, George and Ann Murphy; and his sister, Judy Kinty.

He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Jill Murphy of Okeechobee; nephew, Aaron Kinty (Emma); and great-nephew, Xavier.

His remains were interred at South Florida National Cemetery and a wake was held at the family residence on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013.

All arrangements are under the direction and care of the Buxton, Bass, and Conway families at Buxton and Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home and Crematory, 400 North Parrott Ave., Okeechobee, Fla. Friends may leave condolences at and