Raplh Reid McMurtry

Born in Robertson County, Tennessee on December 9, 1945

Departed on January 10, 2016 and resided in White House, Tennessee

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    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

    6 Comments to Mr. Raplh Reid McMurtry

    1. Eddie Bright
      January 12, 2016 3:19 pm

      Electrican worked with Reid

    2. John Maddox
      January 12, 2016 3:30 pm

      Worked with Reid for several years at the Corvette plant. He was a great guy!! My condolences to the family.

      January 12, 2016 6:44 pm


    4. Lonnie Click
      January 12, 2016 10:53 pm

      Maint supervisor

    5. Ron Priddy
      January 13, 2016 5:56 am

      Rest in Peace

    6. Charles Smith
      January 13, 2016 11:38 am

      Enjoyed working with Reid at the corvette plant. My condolences and prayers are with the family.

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