Mr. Ray Murphy, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, September 13, 2008. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest L. and Belle Murphy; sister, Bessie Mae Roberts Freeman; and brother, Merle Murphy. He is survived by his Wife of 53 years: Mrs. Betty Hamilton Murphy, Buford, GA; Daughters and Sons-in-Law: Myra and Mark Dabbs, Buford, GA, Kim and Doug Sims, Jefferson, GA, Joy and Chris Knight, Buford, GA; Four Grandchildren: Marla Flanigan, Luke Dabbs, Matt Sims, Eli Dabbs; Sister-in-Law and Brother-in-Law: Sara and Jesse Haney, Buford, GA; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. Mr. Murphy was born October 10, 1925 in Gwinnett County, GA. He was retired from General Motors Parts Division after 32 years of service and was a member of the U. A. W. Local 34. He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church in Buford, GA. Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 15, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Farrell Presley officiating. Interment will follow in Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery in Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Flowers accepted or donations may be made to the Harmony Baptist Church Building Fund in memory of Ray Murphy. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA 770-932-1133 www.flaniganfuneralhome.com