Kerry Ray Murdock

Kerry Ray Murdock

Kerry Ray Murdock, 62, of Pattonville Texas, passed away at his residence surrounded by his loving family on Oct. 7, 2021 at 4:55 p.m.

Kerry Murdock was born in Salmon, Idaho on Feb. 24,1959. He grew up enjoying life in South Texas and Idaho and then returned to Texas 31 years ago.

He worked hard to provide for his family by working on the family ranch and power washing. He was involved with his children's activities and education. He was a good man, incredible role

model and a loving husband, father and grandfather. He loved being outdoors, hunting, fishing,

working on cars and playing dominoes. He was an active and devoted member of The Church

of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He served a two-year mission for the church in

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He also served as the Bishop in the Paris Ward congregation for

four and one half years. He found great joy in loving and serving his fellow men and sharing his

testimony of his Savior Jesus Christ.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lorin Murdock; brother, Lorin Lee Murdock; and

granddaughter, Lydia Grace Murdock.

Kerry is survived by his devoted wife of nearly 39 years, Sandra Whitworth Murdock; his 12

children, Aaron (Natalie) Murdock, Bryan (Meredith) Murdock, Rachel (Matt) Brandt, Rebecca

(Chris) Cooper, Sarah (Aaron) Barnard, Wesley Murdock, Lindsey (Scott) Terry, David (Lauren)

Murdock, Matthew Murdock, Mark Murdock, Hannah Murdock, Dalin Murdock; and 21 grandchildren; and his 22nd due in November; mother, Dorothy Hutto Murdock; his sisters, Cherie Murdock and Kelly (Jody) Wilson.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 3060 Pine Mill Rd, Paris Texas 75460, with a visitation for family and friends from 1 p.m. until the service begins. Internment, under the direction of Bright-Holland Funeral Home, will be made at Highland Cemetery in Deport, Texas following the funeral service.

To leave a message or tribute for the family please visit brighthollandfuneralhome.com.

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