OMAR G. MURRELL, JR.
September 20, 1931 – January 17, 2015
Mr. Omar G. Murrell, Jr., age 83, of North East, MD, formerly of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on January 17, 2015, at his residence.
Mr. Murrell was a native Delawarean born in Wilmington, on September 20, 1931, son of the late Omar G. Murrell, Sr. and Alvirda Krauss Murrell. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Mr. Murrell worked as an automobile body painter for John’s Auto Body and Van’s Chevrolet. He enjoyed playing the guitar and loved fixing things. He was a true pet lover and had several dogs and cats.
Mr. Murrell was preceded in death by his wife, Elsin Kaye King Murrell who passed away in 2009.
He is survived by his children, Joseph G. Murrell and his wife, Michelle of Coal City, IL and Diane Heaps and her husband, Gary of New Castle, DE; grandchildren, Jami, Rebecca, Angela and Kelly; and great grandchildren, Erica, Sarah, Rachel and Lily.
A committal service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.