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Virgil D. McMurtray

November 9, 1942 — October 18, 2017

Virgil D. McMurtray



Funeral service for Virgil D. McMurtray, 74, of Quitman, is scheduled for 3:00 PM Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Spur On Ministries with Brother Mike Fletcher officiating. He will be laid to rest at Myrtle Springs Cemetery following the service. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Friday evening, October 20th, at Lowe Funeral Home.

Virgil David McMurtray was born in Fort Worth on November 9, 1942 to Zora Mae and Virgil David McMurtray Sr. In 2003 he and his wife, Mary, moved from Fort Worth to Quitman. Virgil enjoyed his retirement years after working for American Airlines for more than 30 years. He attended Spur On Ministries.

Mr. McMurtray passed away October 18, 2017.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Mary McMurtray of Quitman; sons, Michael McMurtray and wife Gina of Spring, Stephen Solito and wife Neva of Fort Worth, and Shawn Solito and wife Amy of Mansfield; daughters, Susan Hennessey of Arlington and Kay Riedel and husband Troy of Fort Worth; brothers, Roy McMurtray of the Philippines and Jerry McMurtray of Kemp; 6 grandchildren, Justin Riedel, Chase Riedel, Nick Solito, Kyla Solito, Hayden Solito, and Garrett McMurtray; 9 step- grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.

Serving as pallbearers is Michael McMurtray, Troy Riedel, Shawn Solito, Bob Yokshas, Randy McMurtray, and Hollis Bridges.

Honorary pallbearer is Jerry McMurtray.

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