DAVID T. MURPHY, SR.
Submitted by Joseph D. Parriott; typed by Nancy Lindroth.
Moundsville Weekly Echo, April 17, 1930
RITES FOR CAMERON VETERAN HELD TODAY
Funeral services were held in the Presbyterian church at Cameron Wednesday for David T. Murphy, Sr., veteran of the Civil war. Mr. Murphy died Monday morning at his home at Tunnel Hill at the age of 90 years, one month and one day.
He was a native of Marshall county, and spent his entire life at Cameron. He served throughout the Civil war with the First West Virginia Infantry. He was a member of the Presbyterian church and Knights of Pythias. The American Legion post members at Cameron attended his funeral in a body and escorted his body to the Cameron cemetery.
Mr. Murphy is survived by one son, John Murphy of Cameron, and two daughters, Mrs. B Courtright of Cameron and Mrs. Clark Fletcher of Rosbys Rock.