John D. Murphy, 61 |
March 13, 1955 ó Oct. 23, 2016
John D. Murphy, 61, of Campbellsport, went to his heavenly home Sunday, October 23, 2016, after a courageous battle with cancer. John was born in Fond du Lac on March 13, 1955, the son of Ambrose and Dorothy (nee LaPlant) Murphy. On Dec. 23, 1987, John married Sharon Schaefer in Fond du Lac.
John worked as a self-employed carpenter and roofer in the Campbellsport area prior to his illness. He was a founding member of the Campbellsport Jaycees, and a little league baseball and basketball coach. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, but most of all he loved the time he spent with family and friends. John left a little piece of himself in all his work around the Campbellsport area.
John is survived by his wife, Sharon; his daughter, Megan; his mother, Dorothy; his siblings, Michael (Molly), Patrick (Annette), Mary Dickens, Daniel (Jaunita), Jane (John) Matusinec and Helen (Boyd) Plankinton; and nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.
John was preceded in death by his father, Ambrose; his son, Casey; his daughter, Jamie; and his brother- in-law, James Dickens.
Visitation will be Thursday, Oct. 27, from 3-6 p.m. with a memorial service at 6 p.m. at the Twohig Funeral Home (109 W. Main St., Campbellsport). Johnís body has been lovingly donated to the Medical School of Wisconsin ó even after his death, John continues to give.
Twohig Funeral home, Campbellsport, is serving the family with online condolences and guestbook at www.twohigfunerals.com.