79 year old L.D. “Bunt” Murphy of Smithville died Thursday at his residence. He was a retired nurseryman. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Brian Armstrong will officiate and burial will be in the Cantrell Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Murphy was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Mary Agnes Pack Murphy; four brothers, B.L., Robert “Red”, George Haston and L.C. Murphy; and six sisters, Ailene Bandy, Wilma Farris, Oma, Anita Pauline, Gertrude, and Bertha Murphy. Survivors include his wife, Litta Prater Murphy. Two sons, D.L. and wife Diane Murphy and Jason and wife Sarah Murphy. Grandchildren, Eddie, Bridget, Tammy, David, Jeff, Taledia, Noah, and Arick Murphy. Eight great grandchildren, Daniel, Josh, Emily, Adam, Brianna, Bryan Austin, Chassidy, and Brooklyn Murphy all of McMinnville. One sister, Lula Mae “Delica” Stevens of Smithville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.