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Donald L. Murr

Apr 03, 1936 - Oct 17, 2020
Age : 84
Columbus, Indiana

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Donald L. Murr, 84, of Columbus, passed away at 12:20 a.m. on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at the Columbus Regional Hospital. He was born on April 3, 1936 in Decatur County, the son of Robert L. and Mildred M. (Bowyer) Murr. He was a member of the Columbus American Legion Post # 24 and the Westside Community Church. He retired from Cummins Engine Company in 1994 after 35 years of service. He enjoyed fishing, camping and loved to travel. He was a veteran having served with the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He married Elsie Joan Beeman in Alert on April 17, 1960. She preceded him in death on April 8, 2012. Survivors include his daughter, Donita J. (Jack) Almony of Machipongo, Virginia; his sister, Nancy (Jerry) Shatto of Taylorsville; his brother, Bill (Pat) Murr of Franklin; his grandchildren, Christopher Murr, Jennifer (Brandon) Haywood and Jackson (Stephanie) Almony; his great grandchildren, Hope Hickman, Christopher Murr, Jordan Murr, Madison Almony, Emily Haywood, Audrey Haywood, Ella Haywood, Oliver Haywood and Logan Murr and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Mildred Murr; his sons, Michael, Timothy and Thomas Murr and his sister, Clara Pickett. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home with Rev. Dennis Aud officiating. Burial will be at the Westport Cemetery with military graveside rites. A time of visitation will be held on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. We ask visitors to follow social distancing guidelines once inside the funeral home and masks are required. Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the Donor's choice.