Ronnie G. Murphey, 73, entered into his eternal rest on Friday, July 22, 2016. He was born on April 30, 1943 in Groesbeck, Texas to Irma Louise and Pete Murphey.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Ronnie is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Howardene Swenney Murphey of Orange Grove; two daughters, Kathryn (Mark) Hitt of College Station and Jennifer (Dwayne) Sleight of Alice; one son, Kevin (Elizabeth) Murphey of Odem; one brother, Gary (Sue) Murphey of Ft. Collins, Colorado; three grandchildren; his aunt and uncle, as well as numerous cousins and great-nieces and -nephews.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at Holmgreen Mortuary. Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at Holmgreen Mortuary Chapel. Interment will follow at 12 p.m. at Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery, Corpus Christi, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Jim Wells County Veterans Service Office, the Wounded Warriors Organization, the American Cancer Society, or to a charity of your choice.

Services are entrusted to Holmgreen Mortuary, 2061 East Main Street, Alice, Texas. Condolences may be offered at www.holmgreenmortuaryinc.com