November 14, 2021
Eric Lynn Murray, age 59, of Richwood, Ohio passed away peacefully Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Memorial Hospital in Marysville, following an extensive illness. He was a 911 dispatcher for the Union County Sheriff’s Office for many years. Eric was an avid fisherman, woodworker and craftsman. A member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, he also enjoyed golfing, bowling, nature with his devoted dog, Brutus, and loved yearly vacations with his wife, children and grandchildren, who meant the world to him. He was born August 18, 1962 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey to the late Fletcher Lewis and Carolyn Jo Campbell Murray. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Mary Lee Raso Murray, whom he married November 6, 1999 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Delaware, Ohio; his son, Jason (Laura) Murray of Ostrander, Ohio; his daughter, Erica (Jason) Morse of Marysville, Ohio; twelve grandchildren, Paulina, Gianna, Fletcher, Lydia, Tobias, Clark, Savannah, Alayna, Onicka, Elarah, and Maverick; his siblings, Steven (Melissa) Murray of Columbus, Ohio, Linda (Angel) Cruz of Chillicothe, Ohio and Ann (Arlin) Bradford of Howard, Ohio; his sister-in-law, Jo Sue (Chuck) Miller of Reynoldsburg, Ohio; and many nieces, nephews and cousins; and a soon-to-be born grandchild. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Friday, November 19, 2021 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. The Rev. Fr. Kevin J. Kavanagh will officiate. The family will receive friends 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Underwood Funeral Home where the Holy Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made in Eric’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, which was a charity close to his heart. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.