Brian John Murphy

CROWLEY - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, August 30, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church for Brian John Murphy, 54, who died Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 11:50 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette.

Fr. Matthew Higginbotham, pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, will officiate for the services. The family requests visiting hours Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. A rosary will be recited Friday at 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Brian is survived by his wife of 32 years, Dianna LaCombe Murphy of St. Martinville; one daughter, Leigh Ann Murphy of St. Martinville; one son, Brian Adam Murphy of St. Martinville; three sisters, Karen M. Hebert and her husband Lynden of Crowley; Kathryn A. Murphy of Crowley, Denise M. Hebert and her husband Keith of Crowley; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Leah Jane Broussard, his father, John “Black” Murphy; his maternal grandparents, Wilson J. and Mary Belle M. Broussard; his paternal grandparents, Carl Lewis and Emma Smith Murphy.

Pallbearers will be Blaine LaCombe, Barron Thomas, Dustin Hodge, Adam Murphy, Charlie Broussard and Owen Foreman. Honorary pallbearers will be Tye Whitley, Keith Hebert, Aaron Thibodeaux, Jude Fall and Charles Phillips.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home, 301 North Avenue F, Crowley, LA 70526

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