Terry Dean Murray, 61, a resident of Reliance, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, in a Chattanooga hospital.
He was born in Cleveland on Nov. 10, 2013, a son of the late Harold and Helen Murray.
He was of the Baptist faith. He worked for Shaw Industries for more then 27 years. He was an avid gun and knife collector who enjoyed gardening and the great outdoors.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his grandparents: Clyde and Hazel Murray and Mr. and Mrs. William Fletcher King.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory two sons: Michael Murray and his wife, Susan, and Tyler Watson; one daughter, Haley Watson; the mother of his son and his caregiver, Lisa (Tim) Watson; one grandson, Ethan Murray; one brother, Steven Moore; mother-in-law, Christine Burger; and numerous other extended family members and a host of special friends.
A celebration of his life is planned for Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. at the Friendship Baptist Church, 290 Friendship Church Road in Delano with Pastor Robby Hatcher officiating.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Terry and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guest book at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the Murray family with these arrangements.