Robert “Bob” E. Murphy, of Jackson Twp., passed away Wednesday, January 16,
2008. He was 49.
On Aug. 19, 1978 in Highland he married Tami Cheney who survives in Jackson
He is also survived by children, Chad (Denise) Murphy of McKinney, Texas,
Brianne (Kevin O’Hare) Murphy of Chesterton, Andrew (Cassi Oost) Murphy of
Portage and Robbie Murphy of Jackson Twp.; grandchildren, Jarett, Ian, Nick,
MacKenzie, Jaden and Colton Abraham; mother, Evelyn Murphy, of Merrillville;
a sister, Becky (Mike) Rich of Crown Point; a brother, Danny Murphy of
Fresno, Calif. and a sister, Wanda (Bob) Nanny of Portage; father and mother
in-laws, Don and Shirley Cheney of Highland; brother-in-law, Don (Kim) Cheney
of Oklahoma; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear
He was employed at Arcelor-Mittal Steel in Burns Harbor, where he was a Roll
Coordinator. He was an avid golfer and achieved an Ace in 2005; he enjoyed
coaching many teams for his sons over the years. He especially loved spoiling
his only daughter.
Funeral services, Pastor Cort Bucher officiating, were at 11 a.m. Monday,
Jan. 21 at Liberty Bible Church, 824 N. Calumet Ave., Chesterton. Interment
was at Angel Crest Cemetery.
The family received friends Sunday at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd
St., Chesterton and an hour before the service at Liberty Bible Church.
Memorials may be given to an Educational Fund being established for his son
For information, please call White-Love Funeral Home, 926-1309.