Michael Dale Murray, age 59 of Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 21, 2022.
Born in Demorest, Georgia on January 15, 1963, he was a son of the late JoAnn Carlan Taylor & Duncan Taylor. Dale was a graduate of Habersham Central High School, Class of 1981. He was a veteran, having served his country proudly in the United States Air Force. He worked as a cabinet installer for Pantherwood, Inc. with over 40 years of dedicated service. In his spare time, Dale was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed camping, fishing, and football. He also loved watching old Westerns, especially “Gun Smoke.” Most of all, Dale was a devoted husband, dedicated father, and devoted Papa. He was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparent, John & Magnolia Nix Carlan; aunts, Linda Abernathy, Manolia Bowden, & Myra Bohannon; & uncle, Jerry Carlan.
Survivors include his loving wife of 39 years, Sandy Webb Murray of Demorest, GA; daughters & sons-in-law, Candi Rae & Chris James of Demorest, GA; Kady Jo & T.J. Burgess of Anderson, SC; Mandy Green & Clay Cantrell of Mount Airy, GA; sister, Donna Murray Seay of Cornelia, GA; grandchildren, Conner Burgess, Bo Burgess, Madison Green, Haygen James, Meghan Green, Hailey Burgess, & Handley Rae James; mother-in-law, Gladys Webb of Mount Airy, GA; aunt, Arlene Whiting of Demorest, GA; several other relatives, & friends.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 25, 2022 at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Kenneth McEntire & Rev. Chad Parham officiating. Interment will follow in the Hollywood Baptist Church Cemetery with full military honors provided by the Grant Reeves Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that all donations be made in memory of Michael Dale Murray c/o Peach State Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 1199, Cornelia, GA. 30531
An online guest registry is available at www.HillsideMemorialChapel.com
Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256