HARTFORD — William Alvin “Billy” Murphy, 40, of Hartford, died Wednesday, April 7, 2021, in Owensboro. Billy was born Oct. 22, 1980, in Portage, Ind., to Linda Chapman and Dennis Murphy. Billy was a graduate of Ohio County High School. He loved hunting, fishing and wrestling with his nieces and nephews. He was employed by Ragu in Owensboro.
He was preceded in death by Richard Pirelli, Edward and Alice Wilson, and Alvin and Julie Murphy.
Survivors include his mother, Linda (Dale) Chapman, of Hartford; his father, Dennis (Mary) Murphy, of Beaver Dam; his brother, D.J. (April) Murphy; two sisters, Leann (Jonathan) Beasley and Julie (Mike) Bayles; nieces and nephews, Hannah Murphy, Georgia Beasley, Rachel Murphy, Jackson Beasley and Eliza Murphy; aunts and uncles, Joseph (Therese) Pirelli, David (Kim) Murphy and Pat (Karen) Murphy; and several cousins.
Services were held April 11 at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, with Brother Greg Hillard officiating. Burial was in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Utica.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to The American Heart Association. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to bevilbrosfuneralhomes.com.