John Robert McMurdy

September 28, 1945 ~ November 25, 2020 (age 75)


John Robert McMurdy, age 75, of Prospect, peacefully passed away Wednesday evening, November 25, 2020 at his home following an illness, with his family by his side.

Born September 28, 1945 in Ellwood City, he was the son of the late John Samuel and Leora Knight McMurdy.

He faithfully attended the Portersville Bible Church.

In the past, he was a truck driver for Dale McClymond’s Trucking and Pat Morris and Son Trucking, he also worked for the Kerry Coal Company.

John enjoyed camping at Wildwood Acres in Andover, OH, antique tractor pulling with the North Western PA Tractor Pull Association, and deer hunting.

He is survived by his loving wife Carolyn “Sue” Lesnett McMurdy, who he married July 22, 1972; his children Jonathan (Rebecca Jackman) McMurdy of Slippery Rock and Shawn (Carrie) McMurdy of Plain Grove; 3 Grandsons Ethan, Gavin, and Landen McMurdy; Father in Law Roy Lesnett of Harlansburg; siblings Bonnie (Roy, Jr) Lesnett of Harlansburg, Linda (Pete Summers) Dickey of Grove City, Sister in Law Deb McMurdy of Slippery Rock, and many nieces, nephews, and in laws.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son Robert Christie McMurdy, two brothers William McMurdy and Kenneth McMurdy.

Visitation, with covid 19 requirements in affect, will be on Sunday, November 29, 2020 from 2pm to 5pm at the Raisley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, PC, 387 Main Street, Prospect. 

The funeral service will be on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020 at 11am in the Funeral Home, with his Pastor, Rev. Chris Roberts, officiating.

Interment will be in the Portersville Bible Church Cemetery.

Memorial contribution may be made to the Portersville Bible Church, 156 E Portersville Road, Portersville PA 16051.

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November 29, 2020

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Raisley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, PC
P.O. Box 486 / 387 Main St.
Prospect, PA 16052

Funeral Service
November 30, 2020

11:00 AM
Raisley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, PC
P.O. Box 486 / 387 Main St.
Prospect, PA 16052

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