On March 20, 2020 Maurice Murphy beloved son, brother, uncle, and friend was called home to be with the Lord. Maurice was born July 30, 1973 in Norfolk to Hazel Slaughter and Ransom Murphy who he leaves to cherish his memories. Maurice was truly loved and spoiled by his grandmother, Ladyne Williams, and his grandfather Billie Lyons, who both preceded him in death.
Maurice, affectionately known as “Reese” to all who knew him was a graduate of Maury High School, class of 1991. He was raised in the Norview community of Norfolk. After graduating high school Maurice held several jobs until landing employment with Didlake Inc., which he has been with for 20 years. Maurice had such a huge heart. He was friendly, funny, and very wise for his 46 years. If there was anything that he could do to help you, he was there for you always to lend a hand.
Maurice will truly be missed and leaves to celebrate his life, his mother Hazel Slaughter (Kim), his father Ransom Murphy (Marie); brother’s, Torrance Murphy (Arnisha) and Roderick Murphy; stepbrothers, Brett Slaughter and Donnie Simmons; stepsisters, DeShel Cherry, Samantha Willie, and Andrea Fox; and host of nieces, nephews, Godmother Charlotte Shelton; brother’s, Arthur Shelton Jr, Antoine Johnson, Christopher Goings, Rodney Brehon, Terry Banks, Rodney Holley, Bishop Jermone James, Jermaine James, Timothy James, Kevin Sanders, Clifton James Jr, and Omar Griffin.