Ralph Reid McMurtry, Jr., was born on December 9, 1945 in Robertson County, and left this earth on January 10, 2016, at the age of 70.
Reid graduated White House High School in 1963 and wore many hats during his years of employment as an electrician, sprinkler fitter with Union 669, and finally 27 years with GM- Corvette Bowling Green, KY.
Reid is preceded in death by his parents, Ralph R. McMurtry, Sr. and Mary Dimple Hinkle McMurtry, and sister, Rollene McMurtry Carmack.
He is survived by sister, Betty Jean McMurtry Whitaker; brother, Terry W. (Claudetta Stringer) McMurtry; sons, Ralph Reid McMurtry, III, Jerrold Reece McMurtry, and Brian Taylor McMurtry; grandchildren, Jerrold (Jerry) R. McMurtry, Jr. and Katilyn Gann; great-granddaughter, London R. Traughber; best friend, Carol Dunivant; several nieces and nephews. Our Hearts are broken and he will truly be missed.
As per Reid’s wishes, there will be no visitation or memorial service.
Cole & Garrett Funeral Home- White House: 212 Hwy 76, White House, Tennessee 37188