September 23, 1942 - April 8, 2021
Ernest “Vance” Murray, 78, of Kingsport, passed away Thursday, April 8, 2021, at Johnson City Medical Center. He was born September 23, 1942, in Kingsport, to the late Ernest Lee and Lacuna Henderson Murray. Vance was a loving father, grandfather, brother and friend. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Vance was President of National Silver Gloves Association. He enjoyed antiques, hunting and especially fishing. Vance was the owner and operator of Murray Construction Company. In addition to Vance’s parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Julia Weber, Harvey Murray, Zack Murray and Carol Harless. Those left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Lisa Lane; sons, Tim Murray (Rebecca), Andy Murray and Matthew Murray (Julie); grandchildren, Andrew Glover, Riley, Titus and Grace Murray; sister, Venus Murray; several nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 13, 2021, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm in the chapel of Oak Hill Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will follow with Dr. Phil Hoskins officiating. The Funeral Service may be viewed live by visiting https://view.oneroomstreaming.com/authorise.php?k=1618332225110457 The Military Committal Service will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at Mountain Home National Cemetery. Military Honors will be provided by the American Legion Hammond Post # 3 and Gate City Post #265. Due to Covid-19 those attending the visitation and services are requested to wear a mask and practice social distancing. The family extends their sincere appreciation to The Life Care Center of Gray, Ginger and Misty for the love and care they showed Vance. To leave condolences and share memories please visit www.oakhillfh.com The care of Ernest “Vance” Murray and his family has been entrusted to the staff of Oak Hill Funeral & Cremation Services.
Ernest “Vance” Murray, 78, of Kingsport, passed away Thursday, April 8, 2021, at Johnson City Medical Center. He was born September 23, 1942, in Kingsport, to the late Ernest Lee and Lacuna Henderson Murray. Vance was a loving... View Obituary & Service Information
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