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Charles Edward Murphy

October 21, 1938 — April 15, 2021

Charles Edward Murphy

Charles Edward “Ed” Murphy of Virgilina, VA passed away April 15, 2021.  He was born in Halifax County, VA on October 21, 1938 and was 82 years of age. He was the son of the late William Edward Murphy and the late Ruby Allen Murphy. He was married to Carolyn Nunn Murphy who survives.


He was a member of Aarons Creek Baptist Church, a Lifetime member of Midway Volunteer Fire Department and a Lifetime member of Aarons Creek Ruritan Club.


Charles Edward “Ed” Murphy is survived by:

His Wife

Carolyn N Murphy of the home

Four Sons

Michael Davis (Susan) of Virgilina

Randy Davis (Teressa) of Virgilina

Greg Davis (D0lores) of South Boston

Kevin Davis (Debra) of Midlothian, VA

Ten Grandchildren

Michael Murphy, Matthew Davis, Spencer Davis, Melody Davis, Nicole Marshall, Michelle Conner, Brittney Davis, Allyson Davis, Derek Toombs, and Mandy Coats

Eight Great-Grandchildren


Laura Murphy Conner of Vernon Hill

Bill A. Murphy and wife Kathleen of South Boston

Host of Nieces and Nephews


***Preceded in death by***

Two Sons

Mark Murphy and Donald Murphy



A funeral service will be held Sunday, April18, 2021 at 3:00 P.M. at Aarons Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Pruitt officiating. Burial to follow in church cemetery. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, we recommend the wearing of face masks and to practice distancing.


The family will receive friends Sunday, one hour prior to the service at the church and other times at his home.


In lieu of flowers please consider Midway Volunteer Fire Department, 11009 Bill Tuck Hwy, Virgilina, VA 24598 or Aarons Creek Ruritan Club, 1241 Phillips Tr., Virgilina, VA 24598 or a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Sunday, April 18, 2021

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Sunday, April 18, 2021

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