OBITUARY: Patrick ‘Chip’ Murphy


Patrick “Chip” Murphy, age 66 of Goodlettsville, passed from this life on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at his home.

Chip was born December 28, 1956 in Trenton, NJ to the late Thomas E. and Winifred Anderson Murphy.

He worked at Ed’s Supply in Clarksville as the manager where he has worked for 47 years. He was a member of Bible Baptist Church in Hendersonville where he served as a deacon. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather and also enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Surviving him are his wife, Joy Wells Murphy of Goodlettsville; son, Justin Wells (Jessica) Murphy of Greenbrier; daughter, Tyra Murphy (Mikel) Woodall of Cedar Hill; grandchildren, Tynleigh Wells Murphy and Ezykiel Tyson Woodall; brothers, Tim (Sheryl) Murphy of Bellevue, Greg (Dawn) Murphy of Fredericksburg, VA, and Dan Murphy of Houston, TX; and sister, Bonnie Murphy (Jeff) Shunk of Tampa, FL.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, March 23, 2023 at Bible Baptist Church in Hendersonville at 12:00 PM with Pastor Aaron Snodderly and Dr. Greg Muntch officiating. A private family burial will be held at Springfield Memorial Gardens with Gary Sipe, David Reeder, Steve Dodson, Dan Murphy, Tim Murphy, and Greg Murphy serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the church on Thursday from 10 AM until the time of service.

The family request, if so desired, for memorial contributions to be made to Bible Baptist Church. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.

Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


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  1. Sorry for the families loss Chip was a Great Guy He was my Ex husband’s best man in our wedding in 1980 Mike Default and Cindy Burton DeVault now Jackson


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