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May 11, 2017 Obituaries - Gary R. Murdock
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Gary R. Murdock

1947 - 2017

Gary R. Murdock, 70, of Lone Tree, passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at Parkview Manor in Wellman. Funeral services were held Monday, May 8, 2017, at the Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Lone Tree. Burial was in the Lone Tree Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family in Gary’s memory. Sympathy notes may be left for the family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com.

Gary R. Murdock was born on January 27, 1947, in Iowa City, Iowa, the son of Gail and Margaret (Lantz) Murdock. Gary graduated from Lone Tree High School. He married JoAnn Jenn and they later divorced. Gary had worked as a correctional officer for Oakdale Prison in Coralville. He was a member of the Lone Tree Jaycees. He enjoyed playing cards and collecting coins, stamps and baseball cards. Gary was an avid New York Yankees fan and loved his dogs.

Gary will be missed by his daughter: Melissa (Todd) Thomas of Kalona; two grandchildren: Caleb and Jarron; brother: Ken (Peg) Murdock of Georgia; and sister-in-law: Naomi Murdock of Conesville.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister: Esther Powers; and two brothers: Cliff and Bob.

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